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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Namibia, Africa
Viet Nam, Asia
Date:
February 4, 1972
Description:
This flyer announces a press conference and campaign to support striking African workers and the people of Namibia. The flyer is white with faded blue text. The text is handwritten except for two typed paragraphs in the center of the page. The top of the flyer reads: [ANNOUNCING A PRESS CONFERENCE AND / A CAMPAIGN / COME to NEWMONT MINING / 300 PARK AVENUE / NEW YORK / FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH, 1972 / 12:30 pm. / SUPPORT STRIKING AFRICAN WORKERS / CHALLENGE THE U.S. COMPANIES THEY WORK FOR]. The bottom of the flyer reads: [DON'T WAIT FOR ANOTHER VIETNAM in / South West Africa / SUPPORT the NAMIBIAN people in / their struggle NOW!]. The back of the flyer is blank except for text written in the bottom left corner that reads: [FEB / 1972].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Africa  Search this
Black power  Search this
Decolonization  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Labor  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.27.51
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Pan Africanism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59b4948d0-b804-4524-82f7-6ba3459e8212
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.27.51