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This exhibit, comparing "White" and "Negro" fetuses was displayed at the Second International Eugenics Congress, held at the American Museum of Natural History in 1921. Hosted by AMNH president, and with Leonard Darwin (Charles Darwin's son in attendence, the Congress was a festival of invidious comparisons between the "Original Nordic Stock" of America and the "Rising Tide of Color" that threatened what eugenicist Lathrop Stoddard termed "White World Supremacy." Like other exhibits this one was designed to demonstrate ideas of inherent racial inequality and the need to protect Aryan-Americans from the danger of interbreeding with other hyphenated typologies.

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