PRESS THE VISIT BUTTON The Strange Career of Aunt Jemima"

PRESS THE VISIT BUTTON The Strange Career of Aunt Jemima"

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.

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

Vintage Fire King Aunt Jemima Measuring Cup

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

Aunt Jemima syrup jar, approx. 10 inches tall.

Aunt Jemima syrup jar 4930

Aunt Jemima syrup jar, approx. 10 inches tall.

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.

McCoy Cookie Jars | Another McCoy cookie jar, called Mammy with Cauliflowers, is very rare ...

McCoy Cookie Jars | Another McCoy cookie jar, called Mammy with Cauliflowers, is very rare ...

Old Time Aunt Jemima Pancake Flour Ad.

Old Time Aunt Jemima Pancake Flour Ad.

Aunt Jemima toaster cover from the 60's

Aunt Jemima toaster cover from the 60's

Vintage Aunt Jemima decore | Aunt Jemima Collection

Vintage Aunt Jemima decore | Aunt Jemima Collection

Aunt Jemima Advertising Sign

Aunt Jemima Advertising Sign

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