These figurines were not something that would typically be found in Goldsboro homes. The mammy collection was used for display and in some homes of people
Benjamin Banneker is an African American almanac author, surveyor, and farmer. He was born in 1731 and passed away in 1806 at the age of 74.
Dr. Williams is an African-American surgeon In 1893, he performed the first successful heart surgery. He later founded the Provident Hospital, which was the first hospital to
This is an American icon. It was used as a hitching post for horses. But more importantly, before emancipation in 1865, it served as a symbol
This is a figurine of a minister. It is possible that this specific piece is from the Church Pew figurine collection.
.This is a figurine of a young boy. It is possible that this specific piece is from the Church Pew figurine collection.
This object was used for typing and writing. It was the standard typewriter in the late 1800’s-early 1900’s. This was only used in businesses and
These figurines were not something that would typically be found in the homes in Goldsboro. The black face collection was used for display and in
These figurines are not something that would be found very often in homes in the city of Goldsboro.
The pickaninny is an anti-Black caricature of children. They are “child coons”, with the same physical characteristics. Pickaninnies have bulging eyes, big red lips, and
This type of art would be found in museums and businesses that sold art and catered to artist. This is not something that would normally
This figurine depicts a family in church pews. This type of object would most likely be used as decoration in the home. This was not
This jug was used for water, milk, or juices. This was a staple in most homes during this period of time.
This is a collectible plate from when President Barack Obama was first elected the first African-American President in U.S. history in 2008. Almost everyone in