Cassette of Last Poets performance at Auburn Correctional Facility

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Recorded by
The Last Poets, American, founded 1968
Owned by
El-Hadi, Suliaman, American, 1936 - 1995
Medium
plastic and tape
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 9/16 × 4 × 1/2 in. (6.5 × 10.2 × 1.3 cm)
Type
audio cassettes
Place depicted
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
April 29, 1978
Description
Black cassette tape with white and pink label. Handwritten information appears on both sides of cassette tape. Side 1 of cassette tape has handwritten information reading, [THE Last PoEts & M.P.C. At/AubuRn CoRRECtional Facility/#2/4-29-78]. Side 2 of cassette tape has handwritten information reading, [PoEts & M.P.C.].
Topic
African American
Hip hop (Music)
Prisons
Spoken word (Poetry)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Qaddafi El-Hadi in memory of Suliaman El-Hadi
Object number
2014.40.6
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Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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