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Du Bois’s American Negro Exhibit for the 1900 Paris Exposition

Posted by: Jeff Bridgers

In this exhibit there are, of course, the usual paraphenalia for catching the eye — photographs, models, industrial work, and pictures. But it does not stop here; beneath all this is a carefully thought-out plan, according to which the exhibitors have tried to show: (a) The history of the American Negro. (b) His present condition. …