Black or White

UPDATED ON APR 19, 2012 06:50 PM IST 6 Photos
1 / 6
A display of coloured items is seen at the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia in Big Rapids, Mich. The museum says it has amassed the nation’s largest public collection of artifacts spanning the segregation era, from Reconstruction until the civil rights movement, and beyond. AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

A display of coloured items is seen at the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia in Big Rapids, Mich. The museum says it has amassed the nation’s largest public collection of artifacts spanning the segregation era, from Reconstruction until the civil rights movement, and beyond. AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

UPDATED ON APR 19, 2012 06:50 PM IST
2 / 6
David Pilgrim, the founder and curator who started building the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, adjusts a display at the museum in Big Rapids, Mich. The museum says it has amassed the nation’s largest public collection of artifacts spanning the segregation era, from Reconstruction until the civil rights movement, and beyond. AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

David Pilgrim, the founder and curator who started building the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, adjusts a display at the museum in Big Rapids, Mich. The museum says it has amassed the nation’s largest public collection of artifacts spanning the segregation era, from Reconstruction until the civil rights movement, and beyond. AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

UPDATED ON APR 19, 2012 06:50 PM IST
3 / 6
The university library at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Mich., is seen. The library houses the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, which says it has amassed the nation’s largest public collection of artifacts spanning the segregation era, from Reconstruction until the civil rights movement, and beyond. AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

The university library at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Mich., is seen. The library houses the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, which says it has amassed the nation’s largest public collection of artifacts spanning the segregation era, from Reconstruction until the civil rights movement, and beyond. AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

UPDATED ON APR 19, 2012 06:50 PM IST
4 / 6
David Pilgrim, the founder and curator who started building the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, right, talks to visitors at the museum in Big Rapids, Mich. The museum says it has amassed the nation’s largest public collection of artifacts spanning the segregation era, from Reconstruction until the civil rights movement, and beyond. AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

David Pilgrim, the founder and curator who started building the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, right, talks to visitors at the museum in Big Rapids, Mich. The museum says it has amassed the nation’s largest public collection of artifacts spanning the segregation era, from Reconstruction until the civil rights movement, and beyond. AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

UPDATED ON APR 19, 2012 06:50 PM IST
5 / 6
Visitors look over displays at the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia in Big Rapids, Mich. The museum says it has amassed the nation’s largest public collection of artifacts spanning the segregation era, from Reconstruction until the civil rights movement, and beyond. AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

Visitors look over displays at the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia in Big Rapids, Mich. The museum says it has amassed the nation’s largest public collection of artifacts spanning the segregation era, from Reconstruction until the civil rights movement, and beyond. AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

UPDATED ON APR 19, 2012 06:50 PM IST
6 / 6
David Pilgrim, the founder and curator who started building the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, stands in the museum's entrance in Big Rapids, Mich. The museum says it has amassed the nation’s largest public collection of artifacts spanning the segregation era, from Reconstruction until the civil rights movement, and beyond. AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

David Pilgrim, the founder and curator who started building the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, stands in the museum's entrance in Big Rapids, Mich. The museum says it has amassed the nation’s largest public collection of artifacts spanning the segregation era, from Reconstruction until the civil rights movement, and beyond. AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

UPDATED ON APR 19, 2012 06:50 PM IST
SHARE
Story Saved