Smithsonian Institution
Collections Search Center

Organization of Afro-American Unity Inc. Aims and Objectives

Online Media:
Catalog Data:
Created by:
Organization of Afro-American Unity, American, founded 1964
Subject of:
Malcolm X, American, 1925 - 1965
Ella Little-Collins, 1914 - 1996
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 × 11 in. (21.6 × 27.9 cm)
Type:
leaflets
Date:
1964
Description:
Organization of Afro-American Unity Inc. leaflet. A single sheet of paper appears to have been originally folded in half, forming four (4) pages. The OAAU Seal, a graphic of four (4) overlapping circles with the numbers [360] and [34] and Arabic text underneath, is featured at the top of the first page. Black text on the page reads ["FROM DARKNESS / TO LIGHT" / OAUU, Inc. Seal / ORGANIZSATION / OF AFRO-AMERICAN UNITY / INC. / AIMS & OBJECTIVES]. The leaflet features photographic portraits of Malcolm X and his sister Ella Collins, following by a list of ten (10) "Aims & Objectives" of the organization."
Topic:
African American
Africa
Politics (Practical)
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.20
Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture