poetry

Poetry for the Nicaraguan Struggle
1976

Poster has a red and black background black and white text. Towards the top is an image of a man's head wearing a hat. The poster reads, "Poetry for the Nicaraguan Struggle/ Saturday December 11,...

Managua Nicaragua Libre: I'm Going to Plant a Heart on the Earth
1983

Poster has a blue background with red and black text. In the center is an image of the earth and a female figure in a sitting position holding a heart in her hands. The poster reads, "Managua...

El Poeta Nicaraguense Ernesto Cardenal in Poetry Concert
c. 1985

Poster has a white background with brown and purple text. In the center is an image of Ernesto Cardenal in glasses and a beret with the horizon and full moon in the background. The poster reads, "...

Ernesto Cardenal from O Hour
1980

Poster has a red background with black text. In the center is a white image of a man wearing a hat and a bow tie. The poster reads, "Ernesto Cardenal from O Hour/ transLated by Martin Paul." First...

Brautigan
1968-1969

Poster originally printed in the newspaper "San Francisco Express Times." A single-line border with rounded corners frames the page. A photograph of a man, woman, and two children in a domestic...

Blue Planet
Late 20th - Early 21st Century

Poster printed with purple and blue ink on white paper. Two figures in splattered silhouette appear at center. The figure at left is mostly purple and reaches out toward the figure at right, who...

Bird Lives
Late 20th - Early 21st Century

Poster has a large stylized drawing of Charlie Parker playing the saxophone in blue, brown, black, and white. The top edge of the poster has text in black and white: "Bird Lives". The bottom of...

Feminist Writing: Inside and Outside the Academy
1992

Poster has a black outline of a head with letters bursting from the top. Poster reads at the top, "Feminist Writing/ Inside and Outside the Academy/ April 10 - 11, 1992 - 315 Wheeler Hall UC...

A Night of Chican@ Love, Culture, Revolution and Resistance
Late 20th - Early 21st Century

Multi-color poster has a page background with green at top and bottom and yellow in the center. Text at top reads, "As part of Semana de la Raza, U.C. Berkeley's Xican@ Culture Working Group...

June Jordan
Late 20th - Early 21st Century

Poster printed with black ink on cream textured paper. A portrait drawing of June Jordan, a smiling woman with short hair wearing a sweater and jewelry, appears along the left side of the page....

Ntozake Shange
1991

Poster printed with black ink on cream textured paper. A portrait drawing of Ntozake Shange, a woman with long locks of hair wearing geometric earrings and a light colored shirt, appears at upper...

Joy Harjo Presented by Poetry for the People
1992

The right side of the poster has a drawing of a female figure, shown from the chest up she has long dark hair and is wearing a patterned garment. The left side of the poster has the text: "I...

1979

Poster has a thick un printed white border overall. Poster has a blue background. The upper right corner has a stylized drawing of a bird created from yellow and orange forms that resemble...

Watershed
c. 2002

Poster consists of black print on white paper. Rectangular image with the text "Waterhed / Community / Nature / Writers" alongside abstract drawings of people and nature with the text of a Robert...

Fourth Annual San Francisco International Poetry Festival
1980

Poster has a background of small clouds in shades of orange, yellow and pink. The bottom center has a swirl with a small owl sitting on it. Across the top is "Fourth Annual San Francisco...

1978

Poster has a dark brown background with tan text. To the left is an image of a man squatting and pulling a thread of material from a pile in front of him. Poster reads, "Mayday Amerus...

Anti-WW3
1980

Poster has a black background with pink and yellow text. In the center is a woman's face. Poster reads, "Internationalist/ Art Show/ Anti-WW3/ A collage of art and poetry from around the world."...

Writer's Corner: Creative Writing Contest
c. 1970

Poster has a black and white autostereogram design at the top producing a 3-D like diamond shape. Below are small scribblings and sketches with text integrated into the design. Poster reads, "...

Zen Mountain  Center Benefit: James Koller reads
1967

Poster is printed on black paper with light gray text and image. In the center is a light gray animal/human figure. The head has a turquoise mouth and pointed ears. Behind the figure is a dark...

Word-Play
ca 1970

Poster shows an older man using a typewriter on the left side of the poster. On the right side of the poster is text printed in green on a yellow background. The text reads "Word-Play / I / Take...

Laura "Piece" Kelley: Spoken Word, Poetry, and Music Performance
2005

Poster has a blue background overall. At right poster has a drawing of a female figure with raised arms, she appears to be yelling. Onlt the outline of the figure's body is drawn but her face is...

Alameda County Nuclear Weapons Freeze Poetry Benefit
1982

Poster has a white background overall. Top of poster has a blue field with white text that reads: "Alameda County / Nuclear Weapons Freeze / Poetry / Benefit", where the "e" in "Poetry" is a...

1978

Small poster with drawings of a male and female Asian person. The background behind them is brown, and the male is wearing a blue shirt. The top right has "Poetry & Music" in white. Printed...

c. 1975

Poster is printed on tan paper with brown ink. In the center is a photograph of small boys in a canoe with trees in the background. Above the photograph is "An Evening of Natural Poetry/ Gary...

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