El Young Lord, Volume 1, Number 5

Published by
Young Lords Party, American, founded 1969
Subject of
Campos, Pedro Albizu, Puerto Rican, 1891 - 1965
Zapata, Emiliano, Mexican, 1879 - 1919
Jimenez, Jose Cha Cha, born 1948
Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, Puerto Rican, founded 1922
ink on paper
H x W x D: 18 × 11 9/16 in. (45.7 × 29.4 cm)
Place depicted
Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Place made
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, North and Central America
July 2, 1971
El Young Lord newspaper, volume 1, number 5 from July 2, 1971. The front cover of the newspaper has a dark plum colored, central rectangle covering the whole of the page. In the lower two-thirds of the cover is a drawn graphic of a profile portrait of Pedro Albizu Campos. The profile is stylized with dark areas and negative spaces creating the contours of the face. In the lower right corner is the artist's signature [ANTHONY]. Above the image in the upper left is black text in Spanish that reads: ["PARA QUITARNOS LA PATRIA / PRIMERO TIENEN QUE QUITARNOS / LA VIDA" / PEDRO ALBIZU CAMPOS / 1890-1965]. At the top is the mast head in black with white text that reads: [EL YOUNG LORD / LATIN LIBERATION NEWS SERVICE / OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE YOUNG LORDS / PUBLISHED WEEKLY / VOLUME 1 NUMBER 5 / 25 CENTS / MINISTRY OF INFORMATION / BOX 5024 / MILWAUKEE WISCONSIN 53204]. On either side of the mast head are black, graphic depictions of two men, the man on the left is Albizu Campos and the man on the right is Emiliano Zapata]. In the upper right quadrant above the central portrait and below the mast head is a black and white image of Jose Cha Cha Jimenez. The paper consists of fifteen pages in both English and Spanish.
African American
Political organizations
Politics (Practical)
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
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