1915 “NIGGER HEBEN” POSTCARD

Racism

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This 1915 postcard features a young black child holding a watermelon with a grin on his face (continuing the odd pairing of black folk with watermelon). The postcard states “Nigger Heben”.  It has a postal stamp from April 14, 1915 in Norfolk, Virginia.

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