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Title Big Winnie Johnson Broadside
Object Name Poster
Date 1880/ /
Year Range From 1880
Year Range To 1888
Other Number S-1513
Description Light green newsprint with black print. Includes a cartoon image of Big Winnie Johnson; the piece is announcing an exhibition of Big Winnie in Jackson, MI. Big Winnie is described as the "Largest Human on Earth or ever was on Earth." She was born a slave in Henry County, Kentucky.

The manager of this event is T.A. Johnson. The flier was printed by Eaton, Lyon & Allen Printing Co. (Grand Rapids, MI)

26.3 x 17.6 cm.
Subjects African Americans
Circuses & shows
Obesity
Women
People Johnson, Winnie (1839-1888)
Johnson, T. A.
Eaton, Lyon & Allen Printing Co. (Grand Rapids, MI)
Search Terms Jackson, MI
Catalog Number 2006.38.1
Caption Big Winnie Broadside
Credit line Kentucky Library & Museum
Number of Images 1