Unidentified artifacts collection
- Unidentified artifacts collection
- Bronzeville / Black Chicagoan Historical Society
- 0.5 Linear feet
- 1975, undated
- The Unidentified Artifact Collection consists of discarded items from the Bronzeville neighborhood. In 2009, Sherry Williams collected these items with attempts to preserve the social and cultural aspects of everyday life in the community. The collection is organized in a container list. Currently, the items fit in one archival box. The majority of the items are not dated.
- Language of Materials note
- Materials entirely in English.
Acknowledgements and Access
This collection was part of the CLIR funded BMRC “Color Curtain Processing Project.” For current information about the collection and its status, please contact the Bronzeville Historical Society.
Conditions Governing Use note
The collection is open for research use.
Processing Information note
Processed by CLIR funded Black Metropolis Research Consortium “Color Curtain Processing Project.” Processor: Angelique Schuler.
The Unidentified artifact collection was found by Sherry Williams in 2009 throughout the Bronzeville community.
Preferred Citation note
When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Unidentified artifact collection, [Box #, Folder #], Bronzeville / Black Chicagoan Historical Society, Chicago, Illinois
- Emil G. Hirsch Metropolitan High School (Chicago, Ill.)
- African American--History
- Bronzeville (Chicago, Ill.)
- Bronzeville (Chicago, Ill.)--Social life and customs
- Emil G. Hirsch Metropolitan High School Diploma, Phillip H. Dunlap,
- 1975 June 17
- Songs of Hope, Hymnal,
- Friendship Plaque, from Sister Katie,
- Bird Plaques (2),
- Framed plaque, "Gretchen has a little calf,"