Rosa Parks
28.00 in HIGH x 11.00 in WIDE
(71.12 cm HIGH x 27.94 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

The right side of the poster has a white background and the text: "The poster Project: Celebrating Women / This poster is one in a series produce for buses / and other public places. The project was made / possible through the generous support of the / California Arts Council, The National Endowment / for the Arts, the Atlantic Richfield Foundation, / and the Woman's Building. / The posters were produced by letterpress on a / Vandercook 219P using the Woman's Building / graphic studio. Two hundred copies were printed/ for public display, along with a signed limited / edition on Arches cover paper. / The Poster Project was directed by Cheri Gaulke, / CAC artist-in residence at the Woman's Building / working with collaborating artists: Susan Gitlin / Emmer / Sandra Golvin, Nancy Ann Jones, Vilma / Mendillo, Marge Oderberg, Harriet Sherry Smith, / Julie Santoro and Laura Stickney; with technical / advice by Bonnie Thompson Norman; Spanish / translation by J. Michael Walker. / For information contact / The Woman's Building, Los Angeles / 213-221-6161".

The left side of the photograph has a stylized photograph of a female figure, she is shown from the shoulders up. The figure is wearing a coat, a hat, and glasses. The background has a pattern of repeating silver elliptical shapes and at top a drawing of windows in pink. The center of the poster has the text: "My sole concern was to get home after a hard day's work. / On December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks refused to give up her / seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama. From / her act of defiance grew the Civil Rights Movement." below the text is repeated in Spanish. The right side of the poster has a large inscription.
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