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Don't Let 'Em Shut America Down

Don't Let 'Em Shut America Down

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Description
A poster used at a protest in front of the White House protesting the furlough of federal employees. Poster is sponsored by the National Treasury Employees Union.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sign, Picket
poster
poster, protest
date made
1990
used date
October 5, 1990
referenced
U.S. Treasury Department. Internal Revenue Service. Bureau of AT&F
maker
Allied Printing Trades Council
place made
United States: District of Columbia
associated place
United States: District of Columbia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
red (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
Measurements
average spatial: 27 in x 21 in; 68.58 cm x 53.34 cm
average spatial: 27 in x 21 in; 68.58 cm x 53.34 cm
ID Number
1990.0589.01
catalog number
1990.0589.01
accession number
1990.0589
Credit Line
Smithsonian
subject
Labor Unions
labor issues
Protest and Civil Disobedience
March, Rally, Demonstration, or Other
See more items in
Political and Military History: Political History, Labor History Collection
Princeton Posters
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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