On View
1968 & Beyond Gallery
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
Recorded by
Brown, Elaine, American, born 1943
Commissioned by
Hilliard, David, American, born 1942
Designed by
Douglas, Emory, American, born 1943
Manufactured by
Vault, American, 1963 - 1972
Date
1969
Medium
vinyl , cardboard , ink , paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (31.1 x 31.1 cm)
Description
LP of Black Power/Jazz Poetry classic by pianist, singer/songwriter and Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown. The album contains political songs written by Brown as well as the Black Panther Party National Anthem, "The Meeting." The LP cover art, designed by BPP Minister of Culture, Emory Douglas, features purple and black graphics of a woman with an AK-47 assault rifle and photos of children along the bottom. Bottom left corner shows party member with a flag portrait of "Elaine."
Place made
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Type
record covers
long-playing records
Topic
Civil rights
Design
Funk (Music)
Graphic design
Identity
Jazz (Music)
Poetry
Politics
Social reform
Soul (Music)
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Janice Moores
Object number
2014.80ab
Restrictions & Rights
? 1969 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd532487462-e339-4729-bd92-64ab791aa4e2
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