Building brick from Spelman College's Upton Hall

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Created by
Unidentified
Used by
Spelman College, American, founded 1881
Medium
building brick
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 4 in. (6.4 x 21.6 x 10.2 cm)
Type
blocks (shaped masses)
Place used
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1905
Description
A clay brick that was once part of the structure of Spelman College's Upton Hall. The brick is a standard solid style brick, with slight irregularity because of a loss at one of the corners. The brick is a deep red color, and all sides of the brick are worn. There is no mortar residue except for a very small area on one of the brick's short sides.
Topic
African American
Architecture
Education
Segregation
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Spelman College
Object number
2012.118
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Buildings and Structures
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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