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Created by:
Young Lords Party, American, founded 1969  Search this
Designed by:
Unidentified  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 28 × 17 3/4 in. (71.1 × 45.1 cm)
political posters
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Cultural Place:
Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
ca. 1971
A Young Lords Party poster. The poster has a black background with white text and a graphic of four purple automatic rifles. Across the top center of the poster, white text reads: [Young Lords Party]. Below the text, the four purple automatic rifles are pictured in a vertical stack. The rifles are oriented horizontally and each rifle has text, in white, across the forestock reading [Health] on the top rifle, [Food] on the second, [Housing] on the third, and [Education] on the bottom. The word [Struggle] is featured in gray text on the magazine of each rifle. In the top right corner of the poster is a logo for the Young Lords Party. The logo is a circle with the Puerto Rican flag in the background and an automatic rifle at center. The letters [YLP] are across the bottom of the logo. The back of the poster is blank.
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U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center
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Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Young Lords Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture