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Johns Hopkins University French Avant-Garde ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0448
Scope and Contents The material is diverse, including engravings, drawings, posters, and medals, ranging from the 18th to the 20th century. Much of the collection is oriented toward the avant-garde, so even the 18th-century material tends to be literature of the margins. It is especially strong in 19th and 20th century avant-garde material (Symbolisme, Cabaret literature, political and social satire, Surrealism).

Johns Hopkins University Josephine Baker collection

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030132827]
Identifier: MS-0725
Overview Josephine Baker (1906-1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the "Creole Goddess". Baker was the first black woman to star in a major motion picture, Zouzou (1934) and to become a world-famous entertainer. The collection contains 27 unique pieces: ephemeral books, promotional flyers and vintage black-and-white photos (primarily...

Johns Hopkins University "May 1968" protests collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0678
Overview The volatile period of civil unrest in France during May 1968 was punctuated by demonstrations and massive general strikes as well as the occupation of universities and factories across France. At the height of its fervor, it virtually brought the entire advanced capitalist economy of France to a dramatic halt. This artificially-created collection contains posters, protest leaflets, tracts, and photographs from these student protests in May 1968.

Johns Hopkins University World's Fair collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0545
Overview This artificially-assembled collection consists of materials relating to international World's Fairs and Expositions, including photographs; postcards; written travelogues or personal accounts of the fairs; ephemera, including programs and printed souvenirs; lithographs and engravings; and physical objects. The materials date from the 1830s to the 1960s.

Kinopocket French flip book depicting newlyweds

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030142453]
Identifier: MS-0792
Overview This item is a flip book containing gelatin silver prints which depict a pair of newlyweds as their car arrives amid a crowd of onlookers. The flip book was created in Paris in the early 1900s by a company called Kinopocket. There is currently no additional creator information available on Kinopocket.

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Century 21 Exposition (1962, Seattle, Wash.) 1
Crystal Palace (Great Exhibition, 1851, London, England) 1
Exposition internationale (1937 : Paris, France) 1