Published by
Vault, American, 1963 - 1972
Recorded by
Brown, Elaine, American, born 1943
Subject of
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Date
1969
Medium
vinyl, cardboard, paper, ink
Dimensions
Diameter (disc): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
H x W (cardboard sleeve): 12 3/8 x 12 3/8 in. (31.4 x 31.4 cm)
Description
A 33 1/3 rpm LP record album, Valut SLP-131, titled "Seize the Time" by Elaine Brown. The front of the album cover features a depiction of a person dressed in purple and carrying a gun. Above the gun, white text on a purple background reads: [SEIZE / THE / TIME / ELAINE BROWN]. Along the bottom edge of the front of the cover there are black and white images of a Black Panther member holding a flag with the depiction of Elaine Brown, facing a group of children. There is a Vault Records logo in the bottom right. The front cover has several inscriptions of letters and number handwritten in black ink throughout and a sale sticker in the bottom left. The back of the album cover has an image of Elaine Brown highlighted in blue and red white a gray text that reads: [seize the time! / ELAINE BROWN / BLACK PANTHER PARTY]. The album has white and red label that includes the Vault logo, name of the album, and a list of tracks on both sides one and two.
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Type
record covers
long-playing records
Topic
Activism
Black power
Civil rights
Jazz (Music)
Soul (Music)
Spoken word (Poetry)
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.88.11ab
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52f11c212-4970-4ea8-8cc8-2cf4a95c0e38
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