Poster against the Vietnam War

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2 images
Published by
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 21 3/4 × 16 15/16 in. (55.2 × 43 cm)
Type
posters
Place printed
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1961-1969
Description
This poster depicts a soldier carrying a machine gun in a jungle. The poster is printed to look pixelated. The soldier is wearing full battle gear, including helmet, and carrying a large weapon over his right shoulder. He appears to be wading through water with dense vegetation on the bank behind him. The image is done in tones of grey and has words in red text. This text reads "VIETNAM / Means Death to the / Brothers... / Bring them home... / NOW!" In the bottom right corner is text that reads "SCLC Southern Christian Leadership Conference / Ralph David Abernathy, President / 334 Auburn Avenue, N.E. / Atlanta, Georgia 30303."
Topic
African American
Activism
Military
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.25
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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