Make It Real - Register/Vote


This object is a single-sided printed poster. It depicts African American children with faces that appear to be expressing hope in a black and white photograph taken by Flip Schulke, who was a noted American photojournalist of the civil rights movement of the 1950s-1960s. The title reads "Make It Real register/vote." The poster was commissioned by the A. Philip Randolph Educational Fund and printed by the Lithographers and Photoengravers International Union (LPIU) in Washington, D.C. circa 1971. A. Philip Randolph was a leading activist of both the labor union and the civil rights movements. The A. Philip Randolph Educational Fund and its larger umbrella organization the A. Philip Randolph Institute are affiliated with the AFL-CIO, and serve to support labor issues primarily of African Americans.

Date Made: circa 19711971 circa1970 circa

Commissioner: A. Philip Randolph Educational FundReferenced: Randolph, A. PhilipPhotographer: Schulke, FlipPrinter: Lithographers and Photoengravers International Union

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of ColumbiaAssociated Place: United States: District of Columbia

Subject: Children, African American History, Voting, Civil Rights Movement

See more items in: Political and Military History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, Princeton Posters


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Swann Galleries

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2018.0124.02Accession Number: 2018.0124Catalog Number: 2018.0124.02

Object Name: poster, political

Physical Description: paper (overall material)black; white (overall color)Measurements: overall: 22 in x 17 in; 55.88 cm x 43.18 cm


Record Id: nmah_1887873

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