Pete Seeger sings: Port Chicago Vigil
20 in HIGH x 14 in WIDE
(50.80 cm HIGH x 35.56 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Printed in black in the bottom right corner is, "Mary Ann Pollar Presents Info. 836-0564."

Yellowed poster with black drawn image of a man holding a banjo on the left. The man has on a striped button down shirt, white pants, and black shoes. The poster reads from top to bottom in black lettering, "Wednesday Sept. 27/ 8:30 P.M. Berkeley/ Community Theater/ Grove & Allston Way./ Admission" $2.50, 3.00. 3.75/ Tickets: Downtown/ Center box office, 325 Mason,/ San Francisco, Pr.5.2021/ Sherman/Caly Box office,/ 2135 Broadway, Oakland,/ Hi-4-8575-Record City/ 2340 Telegraph, Berkeley,/ Th.1.4652/ "Proceeds to the Port Chicago Vigil"/ Pete Seeger Sings."

Port Chicago Vigil Benefit was the client for this poster. Producer Mary Ann Pollar was a seminal figure in the early Berkeley folk music scene. Seeger's father, Charles Seeger, taught music at the University of California, Berkeley from 1912 to 1916, and was dismissed for his antiwar beliefs.

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