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Political activists

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Angela Davis collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0959
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to Angela Davis’s social and political activism and impact from 1970-1987. The bulk of the collection consists of booklets, posters, flyers, published articles, and petitions produced by Angela Davis legal defense and support committees from 1970-1972 as part of the “Free Angela Davis” campaign. The majority of these items were created in support of Davis following her arrest in October 1970; however, the collection does contain a single pamphlet...
Dates: 1970 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1972

Baltimore 2 Defense Committee campaign marketing materials

 Collection — Box BW-1: [Barcode: 31151034393011], Folder: 5
Identifier: MS-0981
Scope and Contents Three mailer items produced by the Baltimore 2 Defense Committee which was organized in 1976 in defense of Ray Ceci and Mike Pione, Baltimore activists who were assaulted by Thomas Fannin while putting up flyers for a public meeting on wealth inequality. Ceci and Pione were subsequently arrested and charged with assault, littering, and illegal posting; Fannin was not charged for his assault on Ceci and Pione. In these campaign materials, the organization asks for financial assistance for...
Dates: 1976

Johns Hopkins University collection of African American political activism

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0848
Abstract

The Johns Hopkins University collection of African American political activism in the United States consists of broadsides, photographs, and newspaper clippings that were primarily created around the time of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements between the 1950s and 1970s.

Dates: 1861 - 2004

Philip Berrigan article

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0246
Abstract

Collection consists of one article from "The Johns Hopkins News Letter" describing a speech given by peace activist, Philip Berrigan, on the Hopkins campus, February 8, 1973.

Dates: 1973 February 8

Vincent DeMarco papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0493
Abstract

Vincent DeMarco was an American advocate for handgun control and assault weapons bans, tobacco taxes, and universal health care born on May 23, 1957 in Trevico, Italy. The collection includes business correspondence, research, polls, newspaper articles, pictures, advertising tools, and video and cassette tapes from 1980-1998.

Dates: 1980-1998