Flyer advertising a donation drive to help the starving children in Biafra

Created by
Committee to Save the Children of Biafra, American
Date
April 13, 1969
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Description
This flyer advertises a donation drive to help starving children in Biafra. The flyer is white with black text that reads: [Give to / Help feed / the / Starving Children / of Biafra Checks / Accepted]. Between the words "help feed" and "starving children" is an illustration of 8 naked, malnourished children. [COMMITTEE TO SAVE THE CHILDREN OF BIAFRA / 520 FIFTH AVENUE / NEW YORK N.Y. 10038] is typed in the bottom left corner. The back of the flyer is blank except for the text written in the bottom left corner that reads [W 355th GEOMANY / APRIL 13, 1969 / NEW YORK CITY].
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
Pan Africanism
Type
fliers (printed matter)
Topic
Activism
Africa
Children
Health
Humanitarianism
International affairs
Social reform
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.27.47
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54c8e8788-3f5b-4c4c-a014-9e6eb39a5789
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