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Created by:
Federal Bureau of Investigation, American, founded 1908  Search this
Subject of:
Eldridge Cleaver, American, 1935 - 1998  Search this
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982  Search this
Signed by:
J. Edgar Hoover, American, 1935 - 1972  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 17 x 11 in. (43.2 x 27.9 cm)
Type:
broadsides
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 13, 1968
Description:
FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) Wanted poster depicting four mug shot photos of the Black Panther leader, Eldridge Cleaver. Text at the top reads: [Wanted / By The / FBI / Interstate Flight - Assault With Intent To Commit Murder / Leroy Eldridge Cleaver / FBI No. 214,830 B]. The back of the poster is blank.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black power  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Law  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.117.12
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5476928e7-a5d8-412f-830e-a0347d3b55bd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.117.12