slavery

Ex-Slave with a long memory
1938
Seder
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster has red cray, black marker and green crayon text handwritten on yellow paper with horizontal pencil lines drawn on. Text at the top reads "from slavery / to freedom / Seder / Monday, Ap 24...

May 1st: International Workers Day
1994

Poster printed on newspaper and shows a multicolor, stylized image of a riotous street scene, with masked figures, police officers, and an overturned police car on fire. At the top left is "we are...

Imagine the Angels of Bread
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster printed on yellow paper. The background has a stylized gold image of people working in a field. Ove rthe image is a poem entitled "Imagine the Angels of Bread" by Martin Espada.

The Draft is a Form of Slavery On a Plantation Called War
1980

Poster has red printed edges and a white and blue border enclosing four black and white images. Top left image shows a man waving a flag in front of soldier poised to shoot - at the top left is "...

Our History Did Not Begin In Chains
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster has white unprinted edges enclosing a green background. Across the top of the poster is "Our History Did Not Begin In Chains / And It Will Not End In Chains Malcolm X" in white. Below the...

Untitled
1979

Poster has a color image and black text printed on white paper. The image is at the top and shows a mural of fights, fires, rallies, building, masked figures, etc. Below the image, at the center...

Slaves Today
1999

Poster has black ink printed on a beige marbled background. Down the center of the poster is a poem titled "Slaves Today" by Lloyd W. Jones, Jr. To the left and right of the poem are illustrations...

Slave Story
1999

Poster has white unprinted edges enclosing a beige marbled background with black text. Down the center is a poem titled "Slaver Story" by Lloyd W. Jones, Jr. At the top left corner and down the...

Juneteenth
1997

This horizontally-oriented poster features a purple and pink image of a woman''s face wearing yellow sunglasses with photographs of people in their lenses. Yellow text at the bottom of the poster...

Juneteenth
1986

This poster printed on thick, white paper, promotes the "5th Annual / Juneteenth / To Celebrate the Spirit of Unity, / Harmony, Strength and Family". There is an illustration of a woman wearing an...

Oakland Juneteenth Celebration '90
1990

This poster advertises the "Oakland / Juneteenth / Celebration ''90". That white text appears in a turquoise and pink rectangle at the top of the page. Four boxes below are yellow, turquoise, pink...

Transatlantic Slaving and the African Diaspora
1998

This is a purple poster with half of a large, gray and white face filling the right half of the page. There are wavy yellow lines an a red circle on face''s forehead and a multicolored set of...

The Culture of Violence
1992

This poster has thick, black borders at the top and bottom and a red border along the left edge. White text inside the red border reads "Conference Against Genocide". The top and bottom borders...

Paul Robeson
1981

Poster has an unprinted white border all around enclosing a stylized black and white image of a man''s profile. At the bottom right in white is "The Artist / Must Elect / To Fight For / Freedom Or...

and ain't I a woman?
Late 20th Early 21st Century

This poster is printed on textured beige paper. There is a black illustration of a woman in a dress, shawl, and hat on the left side of the poster. Black text in the top right begins with "The Man...

Nat Turner
1977

This poster has a wide, white margin with a black and white illustration of a man in a hat in the center of the page. Text in the bottom center reads "Nat Turner". There is a profile of a person''...

Frederick Douglass
Late 20th Early 21st Century

This is a white poster with a gray, oval illustration of a white-haired man in the center of the page. The man is wearing a bow tie and has a beard. Black text at the bottom of the image reads "...

Frederick Douglass
Late 20th Early 21st Century

This poster is filled with an image styled and textured like a quilt. The image depicts an African American man standing in front of a brick wall with American Flag banners and columns. There is a...

Untitled (Harriet Tubman)
Late 20th Early 21st Century

This poster features an illustration of an elderly woman with a cloak wrapped around her head. She is visible from the shoulders up.

Harriet Tubman
Late 20th Early 21st Century

This poster is on thick, textured paper. It features an illustration of an elderly woman with a gray cloak wrapped around her head. She is visible from the shoulders up. Her face is brown and her...

Harriet Tubman
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster has an unprinted white border all around enclosing a yellow background with a central stylized image of an African American female in a long dress holding a broom, in orange, red and white...

Negroes
Late 20th Early 21st Century

This is a horizontally-oriented, off-white poster with large, black text across the top reading "Negroes" / For Sale." A paragraph of black text describing the slaves fills the center of the page...

Frederick Douglass
Late 20th Early 21st Century

This poster includes a large illustration of an African American man with white hair and a beard seen from the shoulders up in the left side of the page. The top of his head extends above the top...

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