A poster from a Dinner Theatre in 1976. The title character, Purlie Victorious Judson, is a traveling preacher who returns to his small hometown in Georgia to save the community's church and emancipate cotton workers on the local plantation.

Date Made: 1970s

Location: Currently not on view

General Subject Association: Theater


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Credit Line: Petersilia

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1977.0296.057Catalog Number: 1977.0296.057Accession Number: 1977.0296

Object Name: Poster

Physical Description: paper (overall material)white, black (overall color)Measurements: overall: 20 in x 15 in; 50.8 cm x 38.1 cm


Record Id: nmah_1180827

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