Flyer advertising student strike against the Vietnam War

Created by
Unidentified
Owned by
Bailey, Jan, American, 1942 - 2010
Date
1968
On View
Concourse 1, C1 053
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
Medium
paper, ink
Dimensions
H x W: 11 1/16 × 8 9/16 in. (28.1 × 21.7 cm)
Description
White flyer with black text covering the whole of the front and back. Text is a combination of typed text and handwritten text. On the front, in the middle third on the left, are two (2) black and white images. The top image is of wounded and dead soldiers on the ground near buildings. The lower image is of police officers standing over bodies lying on the ground surrounded by smoke. At the top third is handwritten text [ON FRIDAY APRIL 26 THOUSANDS OF BLACK STUDENTS IN/EVERY PART OFHTE U.S. AND THROUGHOUT THE THIRD WORLD/WILL STAY OUT OF CLASSES IN A ONE-DAY INTERNATIONAL/STUDENT STRIKE/AGAINST THE VIETNAM WAR/AND THE RACIST DRAFT]. On the back in the upper half is large handwritten text [WASHINGTON'S BLACK/STUDENT STRIKE/AGAINST THE WAR/FRIDAY 26TH/THOUSANDS OF D.C. BLACK/STUDENTS WILL PARTICIPATE].
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Type
fliers (printed matter)
Topic
Education
International affairs
Local and regional
Politics
Resistance
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.201.11.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d26924b8-d61a-4130-a1cb-1532891004b4
2 image(s)