Flyer Advertising an Evening with Angela Davis

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Created by
The Davis, Angela Legal Defense Fund, American, founded 1972
New York Committee to Free Davis, Angela, American, founded 1971
Subject of
Davis, Angela, American, born 1944
Madison Square Garden, American, founded 1968
Butler, Jerry Jr., American, born 1939
Carmen McRae, American, 1920 - 1994
Seeger, Pete, American, 1919 - 2014
Davis, Ossie, American, 1917 - 2005
Barretto, Ray, American, 1929 - 2006
Cyril Philip
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type
fliers (printed matter)
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
July 1972
Description
This flyer advertises a celebratory evening with Angela Davis. The flyer is white with black text and features an illustration of Angela Davis on the top right. The flyer reads [THE ANGELA DAVIS LEGAL DEFENSE FUND / Presents / A VICTORY / CELEBRATION / THURSDAY-JUNE 29- 7:30 P.M. / An Evening / with / Angela Davis]. Additional information about the event, ticket pricing, and where to buy tickets is printed underneath the illustration and text. The back of the flyer is blank except for two handwritten notes. On top, in graphite text, handwriting reads [M30669-1]. The date, [JULY 1972] is handwritten in blue in the bottom corner.
Topic
African American
Activism
Black power
Music
Politics (Practical)
Prisons
Resistance
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.27.135
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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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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