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Black Panther Party


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Angela Davis collection

Identifier: MS-0959
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to Angela Davis’s social and political activism and impact from 1970-1987. The bulk of the collection consists of booklets, posters, flyers, published articles, and petitions produced by Angela Davis legal defense and support committees from 1970-1972 as part of the “Free Angela Davis” campaign. The majority of these items were created in support of Davis following her arrest in October 1970; however, the collection does contain a single pamphlet...
Dates: 1970 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1972

Black Panther Party "It's All the Same" flyer, circa 1969

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], Folder: 31
Scope and Contents

A flyer produced by the Black Panther Party featuring art by Douglas Emory, titled "It's All the Same." The image features three identical pigs in uniform carrying assault rifles, napalm, mace, and gas. The pigs are labeled local police, National Guard, and Marines.

Dates: circa 1969

Black Panther Party "Message to America", 1970-06-19

 Item — Box 3: [Barcode: 31151034443808], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This single broadsheet newspaper insert includes an address titled "Message to America" which was delivered in Washington, DC on June 19, 1970 in honor of the 107th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. On the reverse, it includes two full-page addresses, one by Huey P. Newton titled "Towards a New Constitution," and the other by Eldridge Cleaver titled "On the Constitution." These addresses call for a new constitutional convention that would include Black representatives and...
Dates: 1970-06-19

Black Panther Party Ministry of Information Christmas card, circa 1969-1970

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], Folder: 16
Scope and Contents

One of twelve Christmas cards designed by Black Panther Party Minister of Information Emory Douglas, and printed by the Party ca. 1969-70. The cover features Douglas' illustration of a pig in a torn uniform with head, arm, and foot wrapped in bandages and leaning on a crutch, with the caption "Battle Fatigue," alongside an Eldridge Cleaver quote on “What Is a Pig?”

Dates: circa 1969-1970

Johns Hopkins University collection of African American political activism

Identifier: MS-0848

The Johns Hopkins University collection of African American political activism in the United States consists of broadsides, photographs, and newspaper clippings that were primarily created around the time of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements between the 1950s and 1970s.

Dates: 1861 - 2004

Sarah Szanton collection of Black Panther Party Free Breakfast Program oral histories

Identifier: MS-0925
Scope and Contents This collection consists of eleven oral history interviews conducted in 1987 by Dr. Sarah Szanton, Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, with former members of the Black Panther Party and participating organizations about the Free Breakfast for School Children Program as part of her research for her undergraduate thesis. The interviews are with the following inviduals: Jonina Abron, Father Eugene Boyle, William Brown, Sister Margaret Cafferty, Eldridge Cleaver, Malik Edwards, John...
Dates: 1987

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Collection 3
Civil rights 5
fliers (printed matter) 3
African Americans 2
Black power 2
Christmas cards 2