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Them: Images of Separation Exhibition at Dennos Museum in Traverse City

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Them: Images of Separation Exhibition at Dennos Museum in Traverse City

Time: March 10, 2013 from 1pm to 5pm
Location: Dennos Museum Center
Street: 1410 College Dr.
City/Town: Traverse City
Website or Map: http://www.dennosmuseum.org/e…
Phone: 231.995.1055
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Erika Olsen
Latest Activity: Mar 9, 2013

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THEM: Images of Separation is a traveling exhibition from the Jim Crow Museum at Ferris State University  that showcases items from popular culture used to stereotype different groups. The negative imagery -- found on postcards, license plates, games, souvenirs and costumes -- promoted stereotyping against such groups as African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanics, Jews and poor whites, as well as those who are "other" in terms of body type or sexual orientation.

Image: "Mammy," courtesy www.ferris.edu/htmls/news/jimcrow/antiblack.htm

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