Young Lords Party: Health, Food, Housing, Education

  • Image for Young Lords Party: Health, Food, Housing, Education
  • Image for Young Lords Party: Health, Food, Housing, Education
2 images
Created by
Young Lords Party, American, founded 1969
Designed by
Unidentified
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 28 × 17 3/4 in. (71.1 × 45.1 cm)
Type
political posters
Place printed
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1971
Description
A Young Lords Party poster. The poster has a black background with white text and a graphic of four purple automatic rifles. Across the top center of the poster, white text reads: [Young Lords Party]. Below the text, the four purple automatic rifles are pictured in a vertical stack. The rifles are oriented horizontally and each rifle has text, in white, across the forestock reading [Health] on the top rifle, [Food] on the second, [Housing] on the third, and [Education] on the bottom. The word [Struggle] is featured in gray text on the magazine of each rifle. In the top right corner of the poster is a logo for the Young Lords Party. The logo is a circle with the Puerto Rican flag in the background and an automatic rifle at center. The letters [YLP] are across the bottom of the logo. The back of the poster is blank.
Topic
African American
Activism
Communities
Education
Graphic design
Health
Housing
Identity
Political organizations
Resistance
Social reform
United States--History--1969-2001
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture purchased with funds provided by the Latino Initiatives Pool
Object number
2018.35.3
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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