2010.54.3133

Peace Torch Marathon
1967
21.50 in HIGH x 13.25 in WIDE
(54.61 cm HIGH x 33.65 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.3133


Poster has a blue background overall. Poster has a highly stylized drawing of a dove in white. Below the drawing is the text: "Peace / Torch / Marathon / Start: Grace / Cathedral / 2PM Aug.27". The bottom edge has the text: "Donations Needed: Send To Peace Torch Marathon 381 6th Street SF".The Peace Torch Marathon was part of the Levitate the Pentagon action in Washington, D.C. A torch was lighted in Hiroshima August 6, on the anniversary and location where the first atom bomb had been dropped in 1945. It was then flown to San Francisco and on August 27 began its journey to Washington, D.C. for the October 21, 1967 action. [LMC]
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