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Created by:
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 15 1/4 x 10 7/8 in. (38.7 x 27.6 cm)
Type:
posters
Place depicted:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1922
Description:
An anti-lynching poster distributed by the NAACP. The poster consists of black text on brown paper. The title at the top reads [FOR THE GOOD OF AMERICA" and the text continues with headings in large text including [3436 People Lynched, 1889 to 1922] and [Is Rape the "Cause" of Lynching?]. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Lynching  Search this
U.S. History, 1919-1933  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.9
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
Movement:
Anti-Lynching Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57a55f85b-07e9-45df-8b66-6267c9747f91
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.9