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

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Created by
Committee to Save the Children of Biafra, American
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
Place depicted
Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
Date
April 13, 1969
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].
Topic
African American
Activism
Africa
Children
Health
Humanitarianism
International affairs
Social reform
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
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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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