Posted 6 years ago
Does anybody know a good museum to donate these two racially loaded dolls with the original shipping box. I think it should be preserved "as is" part of the US history.
I immigrated a few years ago to the US not knowing much about US racism. First I had those on ebay, but then pulled them off the market once I was told the meaning of Pickaninny.
Check out the shipping label!
The box has been posted in 1940 based on the stamp.... the historical value is the address: Master George Meyer
I am not sure if this was "racially intended Master title" in 1940, today it would be for sure. But when I lived 2002 in the Bahamas a friend of mine new born son was issued a Bahamian birth certificates for males, with the title Master. For example: Master Doe Joe ..