Poster with "Chicano Power" and "Viva La Raza" over a Mexican flag

Published by
Platt Poster Company, American, founded 1969
Date
1970s
On View
Concourse 1, C1 053
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 21 5/8 × 34 1/16 in. (55 × 86.5 cm)
Description
A tri-color poster in the style of the Mexican flag, with three (3) broad vertical stripes of green, white and red. At center is a depiction of a raised fist in a shackle with chains on either side. Above the fist is the text [CHICANO POWER] and below the fist is the text [VIVA / LA / RAZA]. All of the print is in a dark brown ink. Printing information is printed in small print at the lower left corner: [(c) PLATT POSTER CO., 424 S. L.A. ST. L.A., CALIF.]
Place printed
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Cultural Place
Mexico, Latin America, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
Chicano Movement / El Movimiento
Type
posters
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Communities
Identity
Politics
Resistance
Social reform
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.252
Restrictions & Rights
© Platt Poster Company. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58db98515-cffb-4d3d-b857-570524fbc515