May 27th, 1968, Robert Kennedy was in full campaign mode in California, getting folks rallied for the upcoming California primary. He was running against George McGovern.

May 27th, 1968, Robert Kennedy was in full campaign mode in California, getting folks rallied for the upcoming California primary. He was running against George McGovern.

Sorgato., Venice, Italy, ca. 1860s Carte de visite, 4 x 2 ¼ ins. (10.5 x 6 cm) © Fine Vernacular Photography

Sorgato., Venice, Italy, ca. 1860s Carte de visite, 4 x 2 ¼ ins. (10.5 x 6 cm) © Fine Vernacular Photography

Not sure if I had one of these but I played with them every chance I got.  They were fun even when you out grown them.

Not sure if I had one of these but I played with them every chance I got. They were fun even when you out grown them.

The ready-made pancake character Aunt Jemima, is a stereotypical depiction of a slave mammy of the plantation south, characterized by ignorance and naivety. This portrayal of African Americans in the media has been used to maintain the dominant culture by reinforcing anti-black attitudes. Whether intentional or not, advertisers are selling racial stereotypes with their products.  http://www.albany.edu/womensstudies/journal/2009/kowalski/kowalski.html

The ready-made pancake character Aunt Jemima, is a stereotypical depiction of a slave mammy of the plantation south, characterized by ignorance and naivety. This portrayal of African Americans in the media has been used to maintain the dominant culture by reinforcing anti-black attitudes. Whether intentional or not, advertisers are selling racial stereotypes with their products. http://www.albany.edu/womensstudies/journal/2009/kowalski/kowalski.html

Rosa 'Aunt Jemima'  Washington Riles--Birth: 	1901 Death: 	1969  Folk Figure. Born Rosa Washington Riles in Red Oak, Ohio, she was the third popular symbol for the Quaker Oats Company's Aunt Jemima Pancake and Syrup products. Recruited in the 1930s, she traveled around the country making public appearances playing Aunt Jemima until 1948. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Burial: Red Oak Presbyterian Church Cemetery  Redoak Brown County Ohio, USA Plot: Sec 2

Rosa 'Aunt Jemima' Washington Riles--Birth: 1901 Death: 1969 Folk Figure. Born Rosa Washington Riles in Red Oak, Ohio, she was the third popular symbol for the Quaker Oats Company's Aunt Jemima Pancake and Syrup products. Recruited in the 1930s, she traveled around the country making public appearances playing Aunt Jemima until 1948. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Burial: Red Oak Presbyterian Church Cemetery Redoak Brown County Ohio, USA Plot: Sec 2

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