Flyer advertising a party hosted by the Committee for an Integrated Chelsea

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Created by
Committee for an Integrated Chelsea, American
Subject of
Brown, Roy, American, died 1981
Palombo, Bernardo, Argentinian American
Torn, Rip, American, born 1931
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
1979
Description
This flyer advertises a celebration for integration. The flyer is off-white with brown text in both English and Spanish and features a drawing of interracial hands clasping. The flyer reads [The Committee for an Integrated CELEBRATION for INTEGRATION / MAY/MAYO 19 Sat./sab. 7:30 p.m. / I.S. 70 333 West 17 Street / *ROY BROWN* RIP TORN * BERNARDO PALOMBO * / *ALONSO CASTRO DANCE COMPANY * / *IRISH ARTS CENTER MUSIC & DANCING/ CENTRO DE ARE IRLANDES MUSICA Y BAILE * / CHELSEA MIDTOWN SALSA BAND / ORQUESTA DE SALSA * / CHARLES EVANS HUGHES HIGH SCHOOL BAND & CHORUS/BANDA Y CORO * / *AND OTHER CHELSEA ENTERTAINERS / Y OTROS ARTISTAS DE CHELSEA*]. The back of the flyer is blank except for the text written in the bottom right corner that reads [1979].
Topic
African American
Activism
Communities
Dance
Music
Race relations
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.27.296.1
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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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