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Rare pictorial map illustrating important people and places in African American culture in the United States and Canada, drawn by African American artist Louise E. Jefferson for the National Council of Churches.
This map celebrates the considerable achievements of black Americans in all walks of life: writers, artists, scientists, educators, entertainers, athletes and the men and women who worked the land and built the country from the ground up. Even Jackie Robinson is mentioned as a member of the Montreal Royals minor league team, just one year away from breaking the color barrier in major league baseball. As noted in Laura Bilss’s, How 20th-Century Women Put the ‘Art’ in Cartography, ( March 25, 2016)
Color pictorial map of the United States. Shows places and people important to African American culture in the United States and Southeastern Canada. Includes title cartouche, landmarks, historical notes, and text. On top panel includes vignettes of prominent people in politics, music and literature.
Museum-quality posters made on thick and durable matte paper. Add a wonderful accent to your room and office with these posters that are sure to brighten any environment.
• Paper thickness: 10.3 mil
• Paper weight: 5.57 oz/y² (189 g/m²)
• Giclée printing quality
• Opacity: 94%
• ISO brightness: 104%