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Material Culture

A guide for historical study of the relationship between people and their things



The Winterthur Museum (Winterthur, DE) is a museum of American decorative arts featuring a collection of nearly 90,000 objects made or used in America since 1640.

In conjunction with Winterthur's Truths of the Trade exhibition, the museum's website hosts seven videos created by University of Delaware graduate students that examine collection objects in the context of slavery.