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Beatrix Potter @Helen Palmer Holden. it might be cool to do some of these prints for nursery art, ya think?

from Sophisticated Gourmet

Fool-Proof Pancake Recipe


Original vintage Black Americana magazine ad for Aunt Jemima Pancakes (1949). Includes an offer for the Aunt Jemima Rag Doll Family (Aunt Jemima, Uncle Mose, Diana, and Wade).


Betye Saar (born July 30, 1926, Los Angeles) is a contemporary artist best known for her 1972 boxed assemblage "The Liberation of Aunt Jemina". She began her career in design but moved to mixed-media work in the 1960's, collecting images of African American stereotypes and later moving into memorabilia reflecting her black, Native American, and Irish ancestry. Saar has taught at UCLA and the Otis Art Institute. #TodayInBlackHistory


Nancy Green a slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth. Green signed a lifetime contract with the pancake company and her image was used for packaging and billboards. they use her image the "former" slave in slave garment with a servitude attitude to premote a brand from white for blacks n whites