Poster for Poor People's Campaign

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2 images
Distributed by
Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 20 11/16 × 14 3/4 × 7/16 in. (52.6 × 37.4 × 1.1 cm)
Type
posters
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1968
Description
This is a Spanish language poster for the Poor People’s Campaign, targeted specifically towards Puerto Ricans. Text at the top of the poster reads "POOR PEOLE'S CAMPAIGN/ PUERTORRIQUENOS MARCHAN/ A Washington en la Campana de los Pobres." Below the text is an image of a man, a fedora hat shadowing his upper face. He holds his right hand in front of his face with his thumb at the corner of his mouth. Under the image is text that reads "En su vecindario, informese con:" In the bottom right corner is text that reads "SABADO/ 8 DE JUNIO/ DE 1968/ Unase a/ La Marcha! / Telefonos: / Dia. 245-0700 ext. 751/ Noche. 874-3090/ Radio City Station/ P.O. Box 54."
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Graphic design
Language
Poverty
Social reform
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.18
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition
City of Hope: Resurrection City and the 1968 Poor People's Campaign
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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