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R.T. Davis Milling Co. hired freed slave, Nancy Green [born in Montgomery County, KY] to ‘be’ Aunt Jemima®, in 1890. Nancy was made to play Aunt Jemima® as a stereotypical, antebellum plantation ‘mammy’, being subservient, overweight and dressed in typical slave attire, with a red bandana headscarf. She made her debut at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago and soon became known as the ‘Pancake Queen.' Her likeness became the new logo. until her untimely death in 1923.

Rare large antique black americana mammy aunt jemima composition pull walker toy

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Design of the Times: The Evolution of Brand Icons Part 1


TOWARDS THE END OF AUNT JEMIMA (Interesting blog post, linked to petition)

1958 Aunt Jemima Coffee Cake Mix Advertisement Readers Digest May 1958

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PRESS THE VISIT BUTTON The Strange Career of Aunt Jemima"

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Aunt Jemima was originally a white woman in black face; later needed a real sister's image for the food campaign

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