2010.54.11591

Slave Labor
1962
18.75 in HIGH x 22 in WIDE
(47.62 cm HIGH x 55.88 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.11591

Bottom left: UAW" logo". | Bottom right: Allied Printing Union Label" logo 99". | Bottom right of image: "John Z. Gelsavage / 1957". On back: "Additional copies of / UAW "This Union Cause" Posters / may be obtained from / UAW Education Department / 8000 East jefferson Avenue / Detroit 14, Michigan / Price, $3.25 per set / "Allied Printing Union Label" logo 99 / (c) 1962 International Union - UAW".

Poster is printed on white paper. Poster is a collage of images related to slavery in the United States. There are depictions of a slave auction, a hanging and men working in harsh winter conditions. At the bottom right is text that reads: "Slave Labor". Below this title are two columns of text that reads: "Slave labor was cheap labor, especially on the plantations. / Men, women and children were brought from Africa by the / boat load and sold at auction to the plantation owners of / the south. John Brown was hanged in 1859 as a result of his / unsuccessful attempt to start a general revolt of these slaves. / The underground railroad helped thousands escape north / and into Canada.".
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