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Miscegenation: the theory of the blending of the races, applied to the American white man and negro..
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The subject of this miniature was identified as President James Monroe when presented to the Society in 1873, and was so listed in the Society's catalogue for many years. But the likeness is not convincing.
Gift of Mary Cruger
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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