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

 File — Box: 1, 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?”


  • Creation: circa 1969-1970


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.


0.167 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from D. Anthem Books in December 2021.

Processing Information

Processed in November 2023 by Jenelle Clark.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA