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Written by:
Margaret Abigail Walker, American, 1915 - 1998  Search this
Published by:
Broadside Press, founded 1965  Search this
Subject of:
Nat Turner, American, 1800 - 1831  Search this
Gabriel, 1776 - 1800  Search this
Toussaint Louverture, Haitian, 1743 - 1803  Search this
Denmark Vesey, American, ca. 1767 - 1822  Search this
John Brown, American, 1800 - 1859  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 7 1/2 in. (27.9 x 19.1 cm)
Type:
poems
Place printed:
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1966
Description:
A poem titled "The Ballad of the Free" written by Margaret Walker and published by Broadside Press as Broadside No. 4. The poem is printed on blue paper in red ink. The body of poem is centered with alternating stanzas indented further. The copyright, broadside number, and publisher information is printed at the bottom of the page. The back side of the page is blank.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Literature  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.154.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1966 by Margaret Walker
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Movement:
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a7394b49-7e5f-4adb-8400-553bedf3615b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.154.3