Make It Real - RegisterVote

Make It Real - Register/Vote

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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.
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Object Name
poster, political
date made
circa 1971
1971 circa
1970 circa
A. Philip Randolph Educational Fund
Randolph, A. Philip
Schulke, Flip
Lithographers and Photoengravers International Union
place made
United States: District of Columbia
associated place
United States: District of Columbia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
black; white (overall color)
overall: 22 in x 17 in; 55.88 cm x 43.18 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Swann Galleries
African American History
Civil Rights Movement
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Political and Military History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Princeton Posters
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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