TYPE: Poster
DIMENSIONS: 22 x 14 1/2 inches
COMPONENTS: Woodcut poster; unmounted
CONDITION: Faint creases near margins
ITEM ID: 720

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“We Demand” Racist Posters

Year: 1936
Decade: 1930s
Century: 20th (1901-2000)
Notes: Np, circa 1936

“We Demand” racist posters. A group of angry monkeys demand their rights: “Down with Frank Buck,” “We Demand Peeled Bananas.” One of a series of 31 humorous posters created for the Socialist Labor Party, signed in the block with a “P” inside a shield. Attributed to Paul Hartzell by the Library of Congress, and to George “Pop” Hart in a pencil note in verso.

Name: Paul Hartzell
Type: Artist