my maternal grandfather (1901-1980) had one of those elephants from when he was a child. i think my mom’s sister has it now. i was fascinated by it when i was about 5.
Always loved those banks. My sister gave me a reproduction one when I was ~7 – unfortunately the cast iron “arm” that made the dog jump broke.
Huffing Boing Boing
For more racist toys and Jim Crow memorabilia check out The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia from Ferris University. Much of the collection is online: http://www.ferris.edu/jimcrow/
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