Broadside for a benefit event at The Black House

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Distributed by
The Black House, American, founded 1967
Subject of
Baraka, Amiri, American, 1934 - 2014
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Dale, Willie
Owned by
Gleason, Ralph Joseph, American, 1917 - 1975
Printed by
Communication Company
Medium
toner on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type
broadsides
Place depicted
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1967
Description
A photocopy broadside advertisement for a poetry event. Comprised of black ink on white paper. In the upper proper left is a drawing of a man with a beard wearing a hat, sunglasses and a shirt and tie. Next to the image is text that reads [THE / BLACK / HOUSE / PRESENTS / BROTHER LeRoi Jones / READING / REVOLUTIONARY / POETRY / BROTHER WILLIE DALE / SINGING REVOLUTIONARY SONGS / PLUS / THE BLACK MUSICIANS / A BENEFIT TO / GET THE / BLACK HOUSE / OUT OF JAIL / FRIDAY APRIL 28TH].
Topic
African American
Activism
Justice
Musicians
Political organizations
Spoken word (Poetry)
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.68.2.6
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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