2010.54.6235

Witchcraft Trial: Self-incrimination
1988
18.00 in HIGH x 24.00 in WIDE
(45.72 cm HIGH x 60.96 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.6235

Bottom edge has "ADL The Living Constitution Poster Series is published by the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith 823 United Nations Plaza New York NY (c)1988 Anti-Defimation League of B'nai B'rith."

Poster has black and white image of a painting of a witchccraft trial on Salem, Massachusettes from 1692. The painting depcits men and women in a room watching the trial. Below the image reads, "Witchcraft Trial/ Self-incrimination/ George Jacobs, kneeling at right, on trial for witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts. In 1692, Jacobs and 17 others will be put to death before the hysteria comes to an end. Colonia experience with such trials would lead to key sections of the Bill of Rights, including protection againstself-incrimination and a banon cruel and unusal punishment."
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