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Poster for presidential candidate Shirley Chisholm

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2 images
Printed by
N.G. Slater Corp., American, founded 1936
Subject of
Chisholm, Shirley Anita, American, 1924 - 2005
Medium
ink on cardboard
Dimensions
H x W: 14 1/2 × 11 9/16 in. (36.8 × 29.4 cm)
Type
posters
Date
1972
Description
A political poster for United States presidential candidate Shirley Chisholm. Off-white with black and red type. At top, it reads "BRING U.S. TOGETHER" in black with the "U.S." in red. Underneath there is a black-and-white image of Shirley Chisholm sitting at a table with papers in front of her, speaking and gesturing with her hands, wearing all white. This image is bordered on the left and right by a light gray color block. At the bottom, reads "VOTE CHISHOLM 1972/ UNBOUGHT AND UNBOSSED" with "CHISHOLM" in black and everythign else in red, in various font sizes. In the bottom right corner, in small red type, reads "N.G. SLATER CORP., 220 W. 19 ST. - NYC - 10011." On reverse, handwritten in purple marker, reads "Chisholm For President/ 61 Henry St./ Saratoga N.Y./ 584-7015/ Rev. Kennedy/ Mrs. Molineaux" at the top, aligned towards the left.
Topic
African American
Politics (Practical)
Social reform
United States--History--1969-2001
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gifted with pride from Ellen Brooks
Object number
2014.167.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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