FBI Wanted poster for Angela Davis

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  • Image for FBI Wanted poster for Angela Davis
2 images
Created by
Federal Bureau of Investigation, American, founded 1908
Subject of
Davis, Angela, American, born 1944
Signed by
Hoover, J. Edgar, American, 1935 - 1972
Subject of
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 16 x 10 1/2 in. (40.6 x 26.7 cm)
Type
posters
Place depicted
Marin County, California, United States, North and Central America
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
August 18, 1970
Description
FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) wanted poster for Angela Yvonne Davis. The poster features two pictures of Davis as well as descriptive information about her physical features. The poster also details information about why she is wanted by the FBI. The back of the poster has a list of addresses and telephone numbers of the FBI special agents who should be contacted with any information.
Topic
African American
Black power
Civil rights
Law
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.60.8
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials
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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