2010.54.5184

Posters of the Movement Against The Vietnam War
1986
16.88 in HIGH x 11.00 in WIDE
(42.86 cm HIGH x 27.94 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.5184

Lower right corner has a Florioda State University Student Government logo and: "1986".

Poster is printed in black and white with a collage of images and text overall. The upper left corner of the poster has a small photograph of a man's head and the text: "Special CPE event? / Michael / Rossman / activist / educator / historian". The left side of the poster has the text: "Tell / Johnson / Stop / The / Bombing", with an image of Lyndon Johnson and an abstract black form. The right side of the poster has a drawing of a female figure holding a child. The drawing is overlaid with the text: "We Can Make A Difference: / Posters / of the / Movement / Against / the / Viet / Nam / War", as well as two small images of posters one about stopping the war, one about stopping the draft. The lower right corner of the poster has the text: " lecture-slideshow / Sat Oct 25 / 8:00 pm / 128 Diff. / FSU / 'The anti-Vietnam War movement started up just as a / renaissance of American political poster art was beginning; and / its posters were the first flower of this renaissance. This / lecture-slideshow presents images of 200 posters, selected from / the largest collection in the country. My narration uses them / to retrace the history of the movement and to explore its / political culture. The visual material is powerful and / evocative, supporting a vivid, systematic picture of the / movement's development and character, raising issues that / connect with contemporary anti-war activist art.' / Free Admission".
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