Make It Real - RegisterVote

Make It Real - Register/Vote

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
poster, political
date made
circa 1971
1971 circa
1970 circa
commissioner
A. Philip Randolph Educational Fund
referenced
Randolph, A. Philip
photographer
Schulke, Flip
printer
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)
Measurements
overall: 22 in x 17 in; 55.88 cm x 43.18 cm
ID Number
2018.0124.02
accession number
2018.0124
catalog number
2018.0124.01
Credit Line
Swann Galleries
subject
Children
African American History
Voting
Civil Rights Movement
See more items in
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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