2010.54.7501

Stop Repression At San Quentin Demonstrate
20th Century
23.00 in HIGH x 17.33 in WIDE
(58.42 cm HIGH x 44.01 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.7501

Left side of drawing has: "Fireworks" .

Poster has a stylized drawing in black and white of a male prisoner, handcuffed, and shaking his fist at the prison guard restraining him from behind. The background of the drawing is white with patches of yellow, at right there is a tall watchtower. The upper left corner is overlaid with text in black: "Stop Repression At / San Quentin / Demonstrate / at the gates of San Quentin / 101 north to Richmond Bridge exit / Sat., Sept. 15 / 2:00 pm". Lower right corner is overlaid with text in small black letters: "carpools / 12:30 / SF: 17th & Sanchez / E. Bay: MacArthur Bart / Sponsored by John / Brown Anti-Klan / Committee, New / Afrikan People's / Organization, / Prairie Fire / Organizing / Committee. / For more info, / call 561-9040.". The bottom edge of the poster has text in small black letters: "On July 14, guards at San Quentin shot and killed a 22 year / old Black man, William Fairly. Guards are now armed with semi- / automatic rifles. Electric stun guns are used on prisoners, and / almost the entire prison is confined to cells 231/2 hours a day. / Join the urgent protest! / Defend Human Rights Of Prisoners - No More Racist Terror / In The Prisons - Support The Black Liberation Struggle".
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