Celebration Of Hope: A Benefit Concert
24.00 in HIGH x 17.75 in WIDE
(60.96 cm HIGH x 45.08 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom text reads, "Artwork: (c) Elly Simmons 1999. Printing: Inkworks." Text also provides special thanks and lists artists of the textiles, notes that it dedicated to Lynn Rolston and Hannah Creighton, and provides information for the Nevada Desert Experience.

Poster has a multicolored background of textiles with white text. The main image and background is of striped and patterned textiles that depicts flowers and two birds toward the top. Different political buttons are found along the edges and corners of the tapestry including one of Martin Luther King, Jr. at the top, a "Close the School of the Americas" button in the bottom left corner, and a Hiroshima and Nagasaki button in the bottom right corner. In the lower half of the image are black and white images of two women and a man (under which text reads, "Happy Birthday Pete!). Poster reads, "Celebration of Hope/ A Benefit Concert/ Pete Seeger/ Odetta/ Iris Dement/ Grupo Morazan/ Jon Fromer/ Proceeds benefit School of the Americas Watch and Nevada Desert Experience. Text in the center and lower half of the poster provide information for the following events: Close the School of the Americas, May 1-4, 1999; White House rally, May 1; Pentagon Vigil and Civil Disobedience, May 3; Lobbying and Vigil at the Capitol Street, May 3-4.
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