March for Community Control of Southside
Late 20th Early 21st Century
17.125 in HIGH x 11 in WIDE
(43.5 cm HIGH x 27.94 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom right of image: "The mood was festive with bonfires / and waterfights last May 19th and / Telegraph was free for one night.". | Bottom left: "Planning meetings: Monday May 7 and Monday / May 14 at 7:30 on the 6th floor of Eshleman Hall.". | Bottom right: "Southside Action Group".

Poster is printed on yellow paper with black text and black and white images. At the top of the poster is text that reads: "March For Community / Control Of Southside". Below this text is a black and white image of a bond fire and a group of people celebrating. In the middle is a young man holding up both his arms forming "peace" signs with his hands. To the left and right of him are people holding up a sign that reads: "People''s Park". Below the image are two columns of text that reads: "May 19th is the 21st Anniversary of the death / of James Rector who was killed in 1969 by the / Alameda County Seriffs during the original fight for / People''s Park.". Text continues for several paragraphs. (SEE image for full text). Below the columns of text is event information that reads: "Saturday May 19 People''s Park / 8:30 p.m. - People''s Park Film 10:00 p.m. - March Through Berkeley / Bring candles, drums, torches, banners, food, herbs, etc. . . ".
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