International Women's Day: March 8
c. 1969
27.75 in HIGH x 21.25 in WIDE
(70.48 cm HIGH x 53.97 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom Edge has: "printed by liberation house / 432 E North Ave Baltimore MD EA 7 6006" and fist logo.

Poster has red background. Poster has an image of an African American woman in a dress and overcoat with a scarf on her head and a handbag on her arm. The woman is leaning with both hands on a rifle held in front of her. The left side of the poster has the text: "international / women's / day / march 8". The bottom edge has the text: "RYM, Box 5241 "E" Atlanta, Ga. 30307". The client for the poster was Revolutionary Youth Movement (RYM). Baltimore's Liberation House Press was created by civil rights activist Walter Hall Lively (1942-1976) and subsidized by the Cummins Engine Foundation. It began around 1968 as a training ground for the young black men Lively drew to his various programs, and eventually offered a full range of printing services at cut-rates to radical groups.[LMC]

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