20 in HIGH x 13 in WIDE
(50.80 cm HIGH x 33.02 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom right in pencil, "Wayne Zampa."

Small poster printed on blue paper. In the center is a red fist holding up a red peace symbol at the top. Below is "Unite" written in large red block lettering. Wayne "Wally" Zampa was an art student at Foothill College (Los Altos, California) when the movement against the Vietnam war reached a fever pitch in the spring of 1970, after the U.S. invasion of Cambodia and the tragic student deaths at Kent State and Jackson State universities. In an effort to bridge the iconic needs of both the peace movement activists and the more militant antiwar activists, Zampa crafted a combination of the classic peace symbol and the clenched fist. His graphic was chosen as the "national strike symbol" by the California Students' Offensive and the National Student Congress at a May conference held at San Jose State College. The image was printed as a broadside in the May 15, 1970 issue of the Foothill Sentinel. It was one of nine posters reproduced in the United Against the War folio produced by U.C. Berkeley art professor Herschel B. Chipp as fundraiser for antiwar activities. It was later used in an early poster for the April Coalition, a Berkeley progressive slate for City Council that later became Berkeley Citizens Action; these posters are in this collection. [LMC]
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