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fliers (printed matter)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Angela Davis 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

Anti-Black Miss America flyer, circa 1970

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents A racist flyer featuring interviews with three Miss America contestants, two white (Miss Mississippi and Miss Vermont) and one Black (Miss Washington D.C.). The Black Miss America contestant is portrayed as pregnant and has an exaggerated dialect, and speaks of the importance of education so that Black women will know how to put their signature on welfare checks before becoming pregnant. Crude caricatures of all three contestants are featured along the bottom, with Miss Washington, D.C....
Dates: circa 1970

Anti-Communist Advisory Committee "Minutemen" flyer, circa 1960s

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents A racist flyer expressing "America first" anti-Semitic ideology produced by the Anti-Communist Advisory Committee of Mt. Rainier, MD, calling on "patriotic, white, red blooded Americans" to fight against Jews and Black people, whom the organization deemed Communist traitors to America. In the flyer, the organization claims that Black people are tools of the "Jew controlled federal government" which supposedly aims to place America under martial law and invite the United Nations to send...
Dates: circa 1960s

Anti-Langston Hughes broadsides, 1950s

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 18
Scope and Contents Two broadsides which describe poet Langston Hughes as un-American Communist traitor. One, produced by the Hicksville Education League of Parents, cites a 1952 House Committee on Un-American Activities report calling Hughes a "traitor to the United States and the rest of the free world," reproduces his poems "Goodbye Christ," "Workers Song," and "Ballad of Lenin," and questions why his poems are recommended reading when John A. Stormer's right-wing,...
Dates: 1950s

B-movie promotional fliers from Baltimore area theaters

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034467831], Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-0854

Promotional fliers from Baltimore area theaters created from approximately 1954 to 1963. There is currently no information available on the creator.

Dates: approximately 1954-1963

Black Gold, 1928

 File — Box 6: [Barcode: 31151024392635], Folder: 55
Scope and Contents

Pictorial herald for the film "Black Gold" from filmmaker Richard Norman, about a rancher who has staked everying on his claim to the oil on his ranch, in his fight to retain his claim against a scheming banker. The flier advertises the film at the "colored theatre" and states that one of the cast members, Steve "Peg" Reynolds, would be performing a vaudeville skit that night before the show.

Dates: 1928

Black Panther Party "It's All the Same" flyer, circa 1969

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], Folder: 31
Scope and Contents

A flyer produced by the Black Panther Party featuring art by Douglas Emory, titled "It's All the Same." The image features three identical pigs in uniform carrying assault rifles, napalm, mace, and gas. The pigs are labeled local police, National Guard, and Marines.

Dates: circa 1969

Charles B. Kim "From Geneva to the planet Mars" score and ephemera

Identifier: PIMS-0002
Dates: 1995-1996
Found in: Peabody Archives

Children's March for Survival ephemera

 Collection — Box BW-1: [Barcode: 31151034393011], Folder: 4
Identifier: MS-0979
Content Description A collection of seven items from the 1972 Children’s March for Survival, which was organized by the National Welfare Rights Organization to protest the Nixon administration's policies on welfare, education, and child care. Items include a flyer with information about participation in the march; informational handouts about student rights, the H.R. 1 welfare reform bill’s impacts on low-income families, the free and reduced price school lunch program, environmental health impacts on children,...
Dates: 1972 March 25

Chile solidarity movement ephemera

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151036980468], Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-0942
Content Description

A collection of material produced by the Chile solidarity movement in the U.S. following the 1973 CIA-backed military coup that replaced Salvador Allende’s Unidad Popular government with a military dictatorship led by General Augusto Pinochet. The majority of items come from the Washington, DC chapter of Non-Intervention in Chile (NICH) and the National Coordinating Center in Solidarity with Chile. Materials contain flyers, newsletters, pamphlets, and press clippings.

Dates: 1970s