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Amos Kennedy Collection

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  1. When an old woman dies, a library burns to the ground
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    “A proverb from Mali, West Africa” -- front.
  2. Page 2
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  3. p. 2, p. 3
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  4. p. 4, p. 5
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  5. p. 6 (blank), p. 7
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  6. Smoking - a folktale from the Bushongo people
    Multi-Page Item | 7 pages

    “Seventy-five copies of this slim volume were printed on hand-made tobacco-abaca paper” -- p.6.
  7. NappygRam
    Multi-Page Item | 46 pages

    ill. (some col.)
  8. Page 3
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  9. Lyrics for the explorer of my soul
    Multi-Page Item | 7 pages | 1996

    Five poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar’s are printed on the pamphlet.
  10. Two poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar
    Multi-Page Item | 7 pages

    Two poems “Dawn” and “Twilight” by Paul Laurence Dunbar. 6 leaves
  11. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 1
    Multi-Page Item | 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.
  12. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 3
    Multi-Page Item | 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.
  13. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 2
    Multi-Page Item | 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.
  14. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 6
    Multi-Page Item | 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.
  15. Artist vote
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

  16. Books
    Multi-Page Item | 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.
  17. Charles A. Wustum Museum
    Multi-Page Item | 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.
  18. We kill children
    Multi-Page Item | 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.
  19. 1456
    Multi-Page Item | 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.
  20. Merry Christmas
    Multi-Page Item | 3 pages | 2001

    Two Christmas poems "Chrismus is A-comin" and "Christmas in the Heart" are printed on the folded leaflet.
  21. Vipoems
    Multi-Page Item | 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.
  22. We murder kids
    Multi-Page Item | 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.
  23. Generosity
    Multi-Page Item | 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.
  24. NappygRam
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 2000

    “Talent is tenure.” -- front.
  25. Blue sample book
    Multi-Page Item | 18 pages

    Different patterns of blue printed on each page.
  26. NappygRam
    Multi-Page Item | 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.
  27. A Proverb A Mask - Edition 12
    Multi-Page Item | 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.