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.

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.

Old Time Aunt Jemima Pancake Flour Ad.

Old Time Aunt Jemima Pancake Flour Ad.

PRESS THE VISIT BUTTON The Strange Career of Aunt Jemima"

PRESS THE VISIT BUTTON The Strange Career of Aunt Jemima"

When you picture Aunt Jemima, what do you see? For a white person, it might be a soothing fantasy of a loving black servant putting warm, b...

When you picture Aunt Jemima, what do you see? For a white person, it might be a soothing fantasy of a loving black servant putting warm, b...

Aunt Jemima Advertising Sign

Aunt Jemima Advertising Sign

Aunt Jemima Spice Shakers Love them! I have the Salt and Pepper Shakers and Syrup Dispenser.

Aunt Jemima Spice Shakers Love them! I have the Salt and Pepper Shakers and Syrup Dispenser.

Vintage Fire King Aunt Jemima Measuring Cup by RediscoveredRetro, $55.00

Vintage Fire King Aunt Jemima Measuring Cup by RediscoveredRetro, $55.00

Aunt Jemima paper towel holder

Aunt Jemima Paper Towel Holder and Key Holder

Aunt Jemima paper towel holder

"All you need is a wish and a few pennies!" - Aunt Jemima's Magic Ready-Mix ad - Good Housekeeping 3/1/1940

"All you need is a wish and a few pennies!" - Aunt Jemima's Magic Ready-Mix ad - Good Housekeeping 3/1/1940

Aunt Jemima paper doll black americana very rare plus 2 outfits mammy 1940s

Aunt Jemima paper doll black americana very rare plus 2 outfits mammy 1940s

Vintage Black Americana on Pinterest | Aunt Jemima, Cookie Jars ...

Vintage Black Americana on Pinterest | Aunt Jemima, Cookie Jars ...

Aunt Jemima corn bread recipe  I made a double batch of these muffins last night and all I can say is OMG!  Somebody better take them away before I eat them all!  SO YUMMY!!!!!!

Aunt Jemima corn bread recipe I made a double batch of these muffins last night and all I can say is OMG! Somebody better take them away before I eat them all! SO YUMMY!!!!!!

Original vintage Black Americana magazine ad for Aunt Jemima Pancakes (1949). Includes an offer for the Aunt Jemima Rag Doll Family (Aunt Jemima, Uncle Mose, Diana, and Wade).

Original vintage Black Americana magazine ad for Aunt Jemima Pancakes (1949). Includes an offer for the Aunt Jemima Rag Doll Family (Aunt Jemima, Uncle Mose, Diana, and Wade).

Vintage Disneyland Goodies: Aunt Jemima Menu

Vintage Disneyland Goodies: Aunt Jemima Menu

How cool an old aunt Jemima tin can! For cooking with corn oil.

How cool an old aunt Jemima tin can! For cooking with corn oil.

1949 Aunt Jemima Creamer

1949 Aunt Jemima Creamer

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