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The "7th" in Camp cover.

The "7th" in Camp

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This is an incredibly rare booklet of 12 cartoons depicting the daily life of the 7th regiment as they reside at camp, likely during the American Civil War. Satirical and jovial in nature, these etchings trace one day’s activities, possibly of the New York 7th Infantry, from “Reveille” and “Company...Read More
50 Most Influential Black Films

The 50 Most Influential Black Films

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The 50 Most Influential Black Films is an introspective study of the black image in motion pictures from the late-19th century through the 20th century. Its chapters are organized by decades, starting with silent films and continuing through independent films of the 1990s. Each chapter begins with...Read More
African Americans on stamps

African Americans on Stamps

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This thin, thirty-paged color booklet was published by the United States Postal Service in 2004. The Black Heritage stamp series began in 1978 and ever since, African American heroes and heroines have been honored on postage stamps. The Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee (CSAC) votes on which...Read More
African Americans on stamps

African Americans on Stamps

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At over two hundred pages long, this hardback book is basically an encyclopedia of African American heroes on postage stamps, both from the United States and around the world. Arranged alphabetically by last name, it provides short biographies, followed by black and white illustrations of each...Read More
Cover of African-American Pioneers in Anthropology

African-American Pioneers in Anthropology

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This book highlights the lives, works, and accomplishments of African American scholars in recent history whose work is influential in the field of anthropology. The contributions of these scholars vary, ranging from the cultural impacts of Zora Neale Hurston’s field works and writings to...Read More
Cover of Afro-Americans in Dentistry

Afro-Americans in Dentistry

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African American dental practices were first documented in 18th century when dentistry was a crude trade learned by apprenticeship to perform necessary extractions. Extramural dentistry is the practice of exercising dental expertise outside of the institution and bringing dental care and education...Read More
Sanford Biggers, Afronomical Way, sample of afronomix cards

The Afronomical Way

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This limited-edition set of 43 vibrant, color printed cards housed in a custom box is parts that together comprise artist Sanford Biggers’ explorations of identity, rituals, and iconography. Divided into three sections—afronomix, fetico, and fides—the images offer moments of both intimacy and...Read More
Jeremy Deller, After the Gold Rush, front and back cover

After the Gold Rush

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In 2001, British artist Jeremy Deller received a residency from the CCAC Wattis Institute in San Francisco. He applied his honorarium toward a used Jeep and five acres of land in the Mojave Desert for $2000, thereby staking his own claim upon the Golden State. His fellowship resulted in an...Read More
Commentatio II.  De Zoolitho-dendroidis in genre et in specie de Schwartzburgico-Sondershusianis curiosissimus ac formosissimus...

Alberti Ritter Gymnasii Ilfeldensis Regii Con-Rectoris Commentatio II. De Zoolithodendroidis in Genere et in Specie de Schvvartzburgico-Sondershusanis Curiosissimis ac Formosissimis...

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Albrecht Ritter (1684-1748) was in instructor at the royal Stiftscollegium at Ilefeld, Germany. Although relatively little is know about him, he was an early proponent of taking students into the field and learning from direct observation of and experience with the natural world. A member of the...Read More
Algorithmus linealis numerationem additionem subtractionem duplationem, mediationem, multiplicationem, divisionem, et progessionem una cum regula de tri per stringens.

Algorithmus Linealis Numeratione[m]

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One of the earliest treatises on calculation by the aid of counters on an abacus. In the dedication, Heinrich Stromer von Auerbach (1482-1542) refers to Aristotle and Boethius. There is a brief introduction on the use of counters or projectiles, then the work covers addition, subtraction,...Read More