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Poster for the NAACP anti-lynching campaign

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Created by
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 15 1/4 x 10 7/8 in. (38.7 x 27.6 cm)
Type
posters
Place depicted
United States, North and Central America
Date
1922
Description
An anti-lynching poster distributed by the NAACP. The poster consists of black text on brown paper. The title at the top reads [FOR THE GOOD OF AMERICA" and the text continues with headings in large text including [3436 People Lynched, 1889 to 1922] and [Is Rape the "Cause" of Lynching?]. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil Rights
United States--History--1919-1933
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.57.9
Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture