Created by
May 1 Anti-Apartheid Day Committee, American
Subject of
Youth Against War & Fascism, American, founded 1961
Pan African Students Organization in the Americas, American, 1960 - 1977
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, American, founded 1972
National Conference of Black Lawyers, American, founded 1968
Signed by
Akpan, John
Feliciano, Carlos, Puerto Rican, born 1929
Kennedy, Florynce Rae, American, 1916 - 2000
Hinds, Lennox
Rodríguez-Trías, Helen, American, 1929 - 2001
Berrigan, Daniel Joseph, American, 1921 - 2016
Chin, Sharon
Kunstler, William Moses, American, 1919 - 1995
Serrette, Dennis L., American
Date
April 14, 1976
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Description
This letter requests support for the May 1 Anti-Apartheid Day in New York City. The memo is white paper with black text. The heading reads: [May 1 Anti-Apartheid Day Committee]. The memo is signed by the following [John Akpan / Pan African Students Organization in / the Americas (PASOA) / Daniel Berrgian, S.J. / Sharon Chin / Youth Against War & Fascism / (YAWF) / Carlos Feliciano / Florynce R. Kennedy / Coalition Against Racism and Sexism / William Kunstler / Lennox Hines (sic) / Pres. National Conference of Black Lawyers / Helen Rodriguez-Trias, M.D. / Pres. Committee to End Sterilization / Abuse (CESA) / Dennis L. Serette / Pres. N.Y.S Coalition of Black Trade Unionists]. The back of the memo is blank.
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
South Africa, Africa
Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
Pan Africanism
Anti-apartheid movements
Type
memorandums
Topic
Activism
Africa
Black power
International affairs
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.27.35
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b71ee826-4d0e-47e1-bd3a-e7a3df931f3b
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