Hateful Things: An Exhibit from the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia
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In 2006, ABHM brought the traveling exhibit Hateful Things from the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia. Two Milwaukee teens made this excellent short video about the exhibit and what they learned from it.
Below, you see some typical Jim Crow images. Some, like the lawn jockies and Aunt Jemima, you may have seen before. Others, like the shooting target in the shape of a running black man, might be new to you.
On April 26, 2012, the Jim Crow Museum, located on the campus of Ferris University in Big Rapids, Michigan, inaugurated its beautiful new expanded facility.
The museum's exhibits include:
Dr. David Pilgrim, founder and director of the Jim Crow Museum, explains the pervasive impacts of Jim Crow images and offers a tour of this unique facility.