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Loisaida Center, American, founded 1975  Search this
Subject of:
Gordon Parks Jr., American, 1934 - 1979  Search this
Bimbo Rivas, Puerto Rican, 1939 - 1992  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
A photocopied flier advertising "An evening with Gordon Parks, Jr." at Loisaida Social House. The flier is composed of several different fonts that appear in black ink on white paper. The text reads [LOISAIDA SOCIAL HOUSE / invites you to / an evening with: / GORDON PARKS jr / SUPERFLY / AARON LOVE ANGELA / DIRECTOR OF : BUSHROD / 2 THE HARD WAY / TOMASINA / EDGAR & PUPA / songs of P.R. & others / BIMBO RIVAS -POET/ (short eyes) / SEPT. 24-FRI / 10 p.m. -6a.m. / DONATION $1 / refreshments / c / o / m / e / to / TUCASA DISCO / 95 AVE B]. Along the left edge of the flier are several lines of cut off text, appearing to be partial addresses for locations in the East Village and Loisaida neighborhoods of New York City. On the verso, faint typewritten text appears backwards in two columns, the heading of each reads (backwards) [LOISAIDA SOCIAL HOUSE SUGGESTS] with lists of restaurants and other establishments around the Loisaida neighborhood. There is also a handwritten inscription in graphite reading [1976].
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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National Museum of African American History and Culture