2010.54.3852

Stop Bombing El Salvador
1985
16.94 in HIGH x 11.00 in WIDE
(43.02 cm HIGH x 27.94 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.3852

Small circular symbol at bottom right corner with "* I * / W * W / Universal" and illegible text [Indusrtrial Workers of the World].

Poster printed in black ink on white paper. "Stop Bombing El Salvador" printed in large text at top center. A face in three-quarter profile appears against a black background at center left. Text on the lower third of the page reads: "Nonviolent Direct Action & Creative Legal Protest Mon. Sept. 23, San Francisco / In October Congress is expected to allocate $1 billion in aid to Central America, $483 million of which is for El Salvador, September 21-24 are national days of action and education focusing on the U.S. sponsored air war in El Salvador. / 10am: Salvadoran ConsuLate / Powell (and Market) BART station/Flood Building, 870 Market St. / 11 am: Procession down Market St. / 12 noon-1 pm: Lykes Brothers Steamship Company / 100 Spear (Spear and Mission) / Lykes Brothers ships bombs and artillery to El Salvador. If you can't be there, join the Phone Blockade. Call Lykes Brothers at 227-2000, 227-2069, 227-2240, 227-2100, 227-2150, 227-2160 or 227-2098 and talk with them. / Pledge of Resistance / For information and nonviolence preparation call the Emergency Response Network: 771-1276, join us. / Stop U.S. Intervention in Central America / It Begins With You."A version of this poster without the detailed lower text was widely used as a popular window sign. [LMC]
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