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Amos Kennedy Collection

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  1. Page 3
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  2. Lyrics for the Explorer of My Soul
    Image | 7 pages | 1996

    Five poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar’s are printed on the pamphlet.
  3. Two Poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar
    Image | 7 pages

    Two poems “Dawn” and “Twilight” by Paul Laurence Dunbar. 6 leaves
  4. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 1
    Image | 4 pages | 2001

    “Whoever wants me as I am, is content. from the Accra speaking people” -- p.2. “The mask was printed from a wood engraving by Maestro Adriano Porazzi of Milan, Italy.” -- p.6.
  5. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 3
    Image | 4 pages | 2001

    “You must attend to your business with the vendor in the market, and not the noise of the market. from the Yoruba speaking people” -- p.2. “The mask was printed from a wood engraving by Maestro Adriano Porazzi of Milan, Italy.” -- p.6.
  6. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 2
    Image | 4 pages | 2001

    “One who does not understand the yellow palm-bird says the yellow palm-bird is noisy. from the Yoruba speaking people” -- p.2.
  7. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 6
    Image | 4 pages | 2001

    “A wise woman, who know proverbs, reconciles difficulties.” from the Yoruba speaking people” -- p.2. “The mask was printed from a wood engraving by Maestro Adriano Porazzi of Milan, Italy.” -- p.6.
  8. Artist Vote
    Image | 2 pages

  9. Books
    Image | 2 pages | 1996

    “Caren Heft & Amos Kennedy invite you to a Show & Tell Tea for the book arts. Please bring a book to share.” -- back.
  10. Charles A. Wustum Museum
    Image | 2 pages | 1997

    00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at 2519 Northwestern Avenue, Racine, WI.” -- front. “Come & view the exhibition. In the beginning was the word and books from the permanent collection of the museum. Learn how to make conservation containers for your books.” -- back.
  11. We Kill Children
    Image | 2 pages

    “How many children must be murdered before we acknowledge this genocide? 62 children younger than 15 were murdered in Chicago in 1993. Eric Morris was pushed 14 stories to his death.” -- front.
  12. 1456
    Image | 2 pages

    “Congratulations! mr. president, more children have been murdered during your term than any time the history of these united states. this will be the greatest achievement of your administration.” -- back.
  13. Merry Christmas
    Image | 3 pages | 2001

    Two Christmas poems "Chrismus is A-comin" and "Christmas in the Heart" are printed on the folded leaflet.
  14. Vipoems
    Image | 21 pages

    “This is book 4 from the Wustum Museum’s VIP Book Project and the first book of poems. The poems were written by the VIP group under the guidance of David Steingass.” -- p.34.
  15. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 10
    Image | 4 pages | 2001

    “A good word removes anger. from the Accra speaking people” -- p.2. “The mask was printed from a wood engraving by Maestro Adriano Porazzi of Milan, Italy.” -- p.6.
  16. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 9
    Image | 4 pages | 2001

    “What lowers itself, is ready to fall. from the Wolof people” -- p.2. “The mask was printed from a wood engraving by Maestro Adriano Porazzi of Milan, Italy.” -- p.6.
  17. Page 4
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  18. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 5
    Image | 4 pages | 2001

    “By labor comes wealth. from the Yoruba speaking people” -- p.2. “The mask was printed from a wood engraving by Maestro Adriano Porazzi of Milan, Italy.” -- p.6.
  19. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 11
    Image | 4 pages | 2001

    “You mend a thing that is not good. from Oji speaking people” -- p.2. “The mask was printed from a wood engraving by Maestro Adriano Porazzi of Milan, Italy.” -- p.6.
  20. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 4
    Image | 4 pages | 2001

    “Time destroys all things. from the Wolof people” -- p.2. “The mask was printed from a wood engraving by Maestro Adriano Porazzi of Milan, Italy.” -- p.6.
  21. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 13
    Image | 4 pages | 2001

    “The keen heat of the sun is not like the keenness of a razor. from the Accra speaking people” -- p.2. “The mask was printed from a wood engraving by Maestro Adriano Porazzi of Milan, Italy.” -- p.6.
  22. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 7
    Image | 4 pages | 2001

    “When the occasion comes, the proverb comes. from Oji speaking people” -- p.2. “The mask was printed from a wood engraving by Maestro Adriano Porazzi of Milan, Italy.” -- p.6.
  23. Beyond the Great Threshold
    Image | 4 pages | 2000

    “from order to chaos… from chaos to disorder scattered in the wrecks adrift everywhere, however, beyond us of our mind without memory of our origin…” -- p.2. “Printed on the occasion of Alberto Casiraghi’s first American exhibition at the SoFA Gallery Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.” -- p.6.
  24. Bible as Whipping Stick
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    Whipping stick made by shredded pages of the Bible.
  25. Children Don't Count Project
    Image | 63 pages

    “In 1993, 62 children 14 years old or younger were murdered in the Chicago metropolitan area.” -- front of each postcard. “It takes an entire community to murder a child. An African-American proverb” -- front of each postcard.
  26. We Murder Kids
    Image | 2 pages

    “It takes an entire community to murder a child.” -- front. “Congratulations! more children under the age of 15 years are murdered in these united states of America than any other nation in the world.” -- back.
  27. Generosity
    Image | 4 pages | 1997

    “He that plants trees loves others besides himself. Thomas Fuller” -- side 1. “This collage was built after my second visit to Professor Emeritus Walter Hamady’s tree farm. A tree farm is an act of great generosity.” -- side 2.
  28. NappygRam
    Image | 2 pages | 2000

    “Talent is tenure.” -- front.
  29. Blue Sample Book
    Image | 18 pages

    Different patterns of blue printed on each page.
  30. NappygRam
    Image | 2 pages | 2000

    “Sisters, I aren’t clear what you be after. If women want any more rights than they got, why don’t they just take ’em! Sojourner Truth” -- front.
  31. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 12
    Image | 4 pages | 2001

    “Hate has no medicine. from the Accra speaking people” -- p.2. “The mask was printed from a wood engraving by Maestro Adriano Porazzi of Milan, Italy.” -- p.6.
  32. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 8
    Image | 4 pages | 2001

    “She who makes a knot, knows to loose it. from the Accra speaking people” -- p.2. “The mask was printed from a wood engraving by Maestro Adriano Porazzi of Milan, Italy.” -- p.6.
  33. No. 1, 31 March 2001
    Image | 4 pages | 2001

    “I ain’t a artist!” -- p.2. “I build books for the glory of my peoples!” -- p.3.
  34. NappygRam
    Image | 2 pages | 2000

    “Indiana University. We can guarantee you a degree but we can’t guarantee you an education.” -- front.
  35. NappygRam
    Image | 2 pages | 2000

    “Niggers not welcome!” -- front.
  36. NappygRam
    Image | 2 pages | 2000

    “Help us! Students at IU-B want new courses but too many over-paid under-worked deans are too busy lookin’ busy to listen to the students.” -- front.
  37. Yellow Sample Book
    Image | 7 pages

    Different color patterns printed on each page.