Senator John Heinz History Center
Oversized collection includes advertisesments, newsletters, streetcar signs, certificates, drawings, signs and other sundry items, primarily of display value
Johns Hopkins University - Milton S. Eisenhower Library
Rewritten from dealer description: This item is a toy from the British Georgian Era, created approximately in 1825. The container of the game is a painted wooden box decorated with a hand-colored picture of a farmer and laborers in a corn field. "The Corn Field" is written at the top. Within the container are card cut-outs and metal figurines of that make up the scene depicted on the box. Using these pieces players can recreate the scene themselves
Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play
The Heap Folk Art Monopoly papers accompanied the museum's acquisition of the John O. Heap Folk Art Monopoly game board, c. 1914. These papers include photographs, copies of the game design sheet and playing rules, and deposition-related documentation. The bulk of these materials are from 1975
Cornell University Libraries
Various types of games ranging from historical to contemporary board and card games and puzzles. Game titles include: The Adventure Kit of Mathematics, Bingo, The Newlywed Game, Stork Bingo, Scrabble, Monopoly, Happy Families, Old Bachelor--the 90s Version of Old Maid, Flinch, Gumby Colorform Playset, Touring, The Big Board, Architector Jr., Murder at the Missions, Risk, The Fat Albert and the Cosby's Game, Sweet Valley High, African American Discovery, New Town, Marvel Superheroes, Bingo, Old Maid, travel games, Goren's Bridge for 2, Outdoor Survival, Tompkins County Trivia Game, Mental Nuts, Monopoly Deluxe Edition 2002, Monte Carlowe Casino Game Set, and Round the World with Nellie Bly. Also includes picture puzzles and jigsaw puzzles
New York Public Library
Events in New York: reception for Marian Anderson, 1940s, including Anderson signing autographs; dancers, musicians, and spectators, both African American and white, at a Calypso dance, Irving Place, 1940s; San Gennaro Festival, 1946, including views of the lights, crowds, vendors, the San Gennaro shrine, men and a boy in tuxedoes in a restaurant, children dancing, a singer, African American girls with balloons, hotdog and soda
Indiana Historical Society - Smith Memorial Library
Article about teenage chess player Anthony Allen
New York Public Library
The Melville and Frances Herskovits Collection is one of the most comprehensive ethnographic collections documenting African and African American culture. The collection is comprised of 945 items such as masks, statues, household utensils, tools, weapons, furniture, musical instruments, gold weights, games, costumes, textiles, several maps and paintings etc. Most items are primarily from West Africa and Surinam in South America. There are also some materials from the Caribbean and the United States. The collection is organized by geographical region, culture area and object type. Objects contained in the collection are from the following countries: Nigeria, Zaire, Liberia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Angola, Sierra Leone, African Central Republic, Cameroon, Benin, Mali, Burkina Faso, Kenya and Surinam and Haiti. Ethnic groups represented are the: Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo, Fulani, Ijo, Pende, Kuba, Mangbetu, Dan, Ashanti, Akan, Ewe, Senufo, Baule, Chokwe, Mossi, Masaii, Ramileke, and the Bamana
Washington University in St. Louis
This collection includes toys and games along with political ephemera ranging from the early 1900s through 2012
New York Public Library
Views of Minneapolis, including cityscapes, buildings, churches, homes, bridges, mills, public institutions and various events, including the National Encampment of the G.A.R.; a view of men playing chess on a porch, women sitting nearby and one watching the game from a window; a view of a man standing in a vineyard
Johns Hopkins University - Milton S. Eisenhower Library
Rewritten from dealer description: This item is a Charlie Chaplin-inspired dice game. It includes ten cards with cut outs of Chaplin's body, and sixty pieces of his head, chest, arms and legs. The game is played with a dice, and the idea is to assemble as many Chaplin figures as one can according to the color code. Instructions are included in French and German. The outer box is 20 x 13.5 cm, and the cards are 16 x 10.5 cm. The item was manufactured approximately in the 1920s. Printed on the box in German and in French, respectively: "Ein lustiges Wurfelspiel" and "Un jeu de de amusant". Translated, respectively: "A game of fun dice" and "A game of fun"


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