FBI Wanted poster for Leroy Eldridge Cleaver

Created by
Federal Bureau of Investigation, American, founded 1908
Subject of
Cleaver, Eldridge, American, 1935 - 1998
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Signed by
Hoover, J. Edgar, American, 1935 - 1972
Date
December 13, 1968
On View
Concourse 1, C1 053
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 17 x 11 in. (43.2 x 27.9 cm)
Description
FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) Wanted poster depicting four mug shot photos of the Black Panther leader, Eldridge Cleaver. Text at the top reads: [Wanted / By The / FBI / Interstate Flight - Assault With Intent To Commit Murder / Leroy Eldridge Cleaver / FBI No. 214,830 B]. The back of the poster is blank.
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Type
broadsides
Topic
Black power
Civil rights
Law
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.117.12
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5476928e7-a5d8-412f-830e-a0347d3b55bd
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