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Found in 35 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

Anti-Black Miss America flyer, circa 1970

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents A racist flyer featuring interviews with three Miss America contestants, two white (Miss Mississippi and Miss Vermont) and one Black (Miss Washington D.C.). The Black Miss America contestant is portrayed as pregnant and has an exaggerated dialect, and speaks of the importance of education so that Black women will know how to put their signature on welfare checks before becoming pregnant. Crude caricatures of all three contestants are featured along the bottom, with Miss Washington, D.C....
Dates: circa 1970

Anti-Communist Advisory Committee "Minutemen" flyer, circa 1960s

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents A racist flyer expressing "America first" anti-Semitic ideology produced by the Anti-Communist Advisory Committee of Mt. Rainier, MD, calling on "patriotic, white, red blooded Americans" to fight against Jews and Black people, whom the organization deemed Communist traitors to America. In the flyer, the organization claims that Black people are tools of the "Jew controlled federal government" which supposedly aims to place America under martial law and invite the United Nations to send...
Dates: circa 1960s

Anti-Langston Hughes broadsides, 1950s

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 18
Scope and Contents Two broadsides which describe poet Langston Hughes as un-American Communist traitor. One, produced by the Hicksville Education League of Parents, cites a 1952 House Committee on Un-American Activities report calling Hughes a "traitor to the United States and the rest of the free world," reproduces his poems "Goodbye Christ," "Workers Song," and "Ballad of Lenin," and questions why his poems are recommended reading when John A. Stormer's right-wing,...
Dates: 1950s

Association Nationale pour le Soutien de l'Action du Charles de Gaulle flyers, 1968 May

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034383376], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

These Gaullist flyers were produced by the Association Nationale pour le Soutien de l'Action du Charles de Gaulle in Nancy as part of the right-wing reaction to the May 1968 protests.

Dates: 1968 May

B-movie promotional fliers from Baltimore area theaters

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034467831], Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-0854

Promotional fliers from Baltimore area theaters created from approximately 1954 to 1963. There is currently no information available on the creator.

Dates: approximately 1954-1963

Black Gold, 1928

 File — Box 6: [Barcode: 31151024392635], Folder: 55
Scope and Contents

Pictorial herald for the film "Black Gold" from filmmaker Richard Norman, about a rancher who has staked everying on his claim to the oil on his ranch, in his fight to retain his claim against a scheming banker. The flier advertises the film at the "colored theatre" and states that one of the cast members, Steve "Peg" Reynolds, would be performing a vaudeville skit that night before the show.

Dates: 1928

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

Charles B. Kim "From Geneva to the planet Mars" score and ephemera

Identifier: PIMS-0002
Dates: 1995-1996
Found in: Peabody Archives

Children's March for Survival ephemera

 Collection — Box BW-1: [Barcode: 31151034393011], Folder: 4
Identifier: MS-0979
Content Description A collection of seven items from the 1972 Children’s March for Survival, which was organized by the National Welfare Rights Organization to protest the Nixon administration's policies on welfare, education, and child care. Items include a flyer with information about participation in the march; informational handouts about student rights, the H.R. 1 welfare reform bill’s impacts on low-income families, the free and reduced price school lunch program, environmental health impacts on children,...
Dates: 1972 March 25

Chile solidarity movement ephemera

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151036980468], Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-0942
Content Description

A collection of material produced by the Chile solidarity movement in the U.S. following the 1973 CIA-backed military coup that replaced Salvador Allende’s Unidad Popular government with a military dictatorship led by General Augusto Pinochet. The majority of items come from the Washington, DC chapter of Non-Intervention in Chile (NICH) and the National Coordinating Center in Solidarity with Chile. Materials contain flyers, newsletters, pamphlets, and press clippings.

Dates: 1970s

Comités de Défense de la République flyers, 1968 May

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034383376], Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

Propaganda and campaign material issued by the Comités de Défense de la République, a right-wing Gaullist coalition that formed in reaction to the protests of May 1968 in France. Many of the items encourage people to vote for Charles de Gaulle and to save France from a Communist dictatorship. Two of the items are critical of François Mitterand of the Fédération de la Gauche Démocrate et Socialiste and his presidential hopes.

Dates: 1968 May

Conseil pour le maintien des occupations (CMDO) tracts and flyers, 1968 May 19-1968-June 08

 File — Box 3: [Barcode: 31151034382022], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

This folder contains a report, flyers, tracts, and a broadside produced by the Conseil pour le maintien des occupations (CMDO) during the May 1968 protests in France. All items call for a worker revolution against the existing class structure and bureaucracies, arguing that French labor unions are ineffective and out of touch. They advocate for the creation of a classless society governed by a federated series of Workers' Councils.

Dates: 1968 May 19-1968-June 08

Crimson Skull, 1922

 File — Box 7: [Barcode: 31151023464039], Folder: 56
Scope and Contents

Pictorial herald for "Crimson Skull" and advertising actors Anita Bush and Lawrence Chenault in an all Black cast. The plot is set in the Black cit of Boley, Oklahoma, which has been by a band of outlaws led by "The Skull."

Dates: 1922

École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts Paris [National School of Fine Arts Paris] UP6 ephemera and photographs

 Collection — Box BW-18: [Barcode: 31151030132371], Folder: 4
Identifier: MS-0889

The École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts (National School of Fine Arts) in Paris succeeded the royal arts academies of pre-revolutionary France. The collection contains eight black-and-white photographs of the school in 1972 and ephemera concerning the creation of two new ateliers and a printing works at UP6 by the architect Jean-Paul Jungmann in 1972-74.

Dates: 1972 - 1974

Elisabeth Gilman papers

Identifier: MS-0235

Elisabeth Gilman was born in New Haven, Connecticut, December 25, 1867. She was the younger daughter of Daniel Coit and Mary (Ketcham) Gilman. Her father was a college professor and the first president of The Johns Hopkins University. The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, newspaper clippings, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs.

Dates: 1872-1949

Ella Shields collection

Identifier: MS-0971
Content Description

This collection contains sheet music for "You Oughta See My Baby" and "Why Did I Kiss That Girl," both editions featuring Ella Shields on the cover, as well as a playbill for a 1949 showing of the nostalgia music hall show "Thanks for the Memory," and five photographs of Ella Shields from various points in her career.

Dates: Circa 1905-1949

"Free Political Prisoner Marshall 'Eddie' Conway" Partnership for Social Justice flyer, circa 2004

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], Folder: 35
Scope and Contents A flyer titled "Free Political Prisoner Marshall 'Eddie' Conway," which was created by Partnership for Social Justice. The flyer calls for a new trial for Black Panther Party member Eddie Conway and a full and open investigation of COINTELPRO, an FBI operation that targeted political activists in the 1960s. Conway was convicted in 1971 for the murder of a police officer; Conway maintained his innocence and claimed to be a political prisoner.The front of the flyer contains...
Dates: circa 2004

Funk, reggae, hip hop, and soul concert flyers and handouts from California

 Collection — Box BW-2: [Barcode: 31151034438071], Folder: 4
Identifier: MS-0811

A collection of 82 printed flyers and handouts from the 1980s to 1990s advertising California funk, reggae, hip hop, and soul concerts and venues.

Dates: 1980s-1990s

Gertrude Stein collection at Johns Hopkins University

Identifier: MS-0970
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and ephemera associated with author Gertrude Stein.

Dates: 1930 - 1934

Handbill advertising services of "Audiger, libraire"

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030133460]
Identifier: MS-0695

Handbill advertizing the services of a Monsieur Audiger, a French bookseller active in the early 19th century.

Dates: approximately 1808

HIV/AIDS epidemic writings and ephemera

Identifier: MS-1019
Scope and Contents This collection contains writings and ephemera related to the HIV/AIDS epidemic dated 1983-2021. The majority of the items were created in the 1980s and 1990s by HIV and AIDS activist and public health organizations in San Francisco. Many items are educational, such as an AIDS education activity book published in collaboration between the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and 18th Street Services, and “Recommended Standards for the Operation of Sex Clubs, Bathhouses, and Commercial Sex...
Dates: 1983 - 2021; Majority of material found within 1989 - 1993

Johns Hopkins University collection of African American history and culture

Identifier: MS-0845

The Johns Hopkins University collection of African American history and culture is an artificially assembled collection of printed materials, diaries, photographs, and other items created from 1800 to 1988.

Dates: 1800 - 1988

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

Johns Hopkins University collection of white supremacist and anti-integration materials

Identifier: MS-0849

The Johns Hopkins University collection of white supremacist and anti-integartion materials is an artificial collection which spans from the 18th to the 21st century. The collection consists of broadsides, postcards, and other printed ephemera created by proponents of white supremacy, anti-integration, and racist ideologies.

Dates: 1795-2007