The Smithsonian’s African American Museum Acquires the Largest Collection of Charleston Slave Badges

The Smithsonian’s African American Museum Acquires the Largest Collection of Charleston Slave Badges

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) recently acquired what is widely considered the largest set of historic Charleston Slave Badges. The collection includes nearly 150 rare badges dating as far back as 1804.