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Guide to the Arab Political Posters Collection, 1970s

Summary

Collection of assorted posters in Arabic commemorating revolutionary and political movements in Yemen, Oman, Palestine, and the Middle East.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11680
Title
Arab political posters collection
Date
1970s
Extent
3 Linear Feet, 14 posters in 1 oversize folder
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in Arabic

Collection Overview

14 posters in Arabic addressing a variety of political and revolutionary movements and events.

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[Identification of item], Arab Political Posters Collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Poster commemorating the 7th anniversary of the founding of al-`Asifah, approximately 1972-1974

Rome (Italy). Unione Generale Studenti Palestinesi Italia. In Italian and some Arabic. The poster commemorates the founding of the armed wing of al-Fatah, al-`Asifah.

Folder 1
Item RL-11680-P-0001
Poster commemorating the 2nd anniversary of the Battle of Karameh, approximately 1970-1972

France: General Union of Palestinian Students (GUPS). In French with a declaration: "Une grande victoire du peuple Palestinien."

Folder 1
Item RL-11680-P-0002
Poster commemorating 15 May 1948, undated

France: General Union of Palestinian Students (GUPS). In French: Journee de la lutte Palestinienne. In Arabic: Yawm al-niḍāl al-Filasṭīnī (The day of the Palestinian struggle).

Folder 1
Item RL-11680-P-0003
Poster commemorating the 5th anniversary of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, 1974 Feb.
Folder 1
Item RL-11680-P-0004
Poster commemorating the 5th anniversary of the Battle of Karameh, undated

France: Comité permanent d'action pour la Palestine. In French.

Folder 1
Item RL-11680-P-0005
Poster commemorating Justice for Christian Riss, undated

Imprimerie Abexpress, Paris. In French and Arabic.

Folder 1
Item RL-11680-P-0006
Chinese political poster in support of Palestine, undated

Shanghai: Shanghai People's Publishing House. In Chinese, English, and French.

Folder 1
Item RL-11680-P-0007
Poster of the People's Democratic Front of Palestine, undated

Italy. In Italian, French and English. This poster calls for the unity of those against Imperialism and Zionism.

Folder 1
Item RL-11680-P-0008
Poster of armed soldier of al-`Asifah, undated

Palestine: Official poster of Fatah and the armed wing, al-`Asifah. In Arabic. Commemorates the founding of the Palestinian revolution.

Folder 1
Item RL-11680-P-0009
Poster commemorating the Massacre at Sabra and Chatila, undated

Cuba: Organization of Solidarity with the People of Asia, Africa and Latin America (OSPAAAL). In Spanish, French and English. The poster is two-sided; one side with child's face and the other side with notes about the massacre in Sabra and Chatila orchestrated by Israel on the Palestinian refugee camp.

Folder 1
Item RL-11680-P-0010
Poster for the Yemen Revolutionary Resistance Organization (ORYR), approximately 1970-1975

Yemen: Yemen Revolutionary Resistance Organization (ORYR). In Arabic. The poster details some of the prominent members of ORYR.

Folder 1
Item RL-11680-P-0011
Poster for the Yemen Revolutionary Resistance Organization (ORYR) suggesting President Saleh is similar to Hitler and Stalin, approximately 1970-1976

Yemen: Yemen Revolutionary Resistance Organization (ORYR). In Arabic. Three figures are portrayed one of each former Yemeni President Saleh, Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin. The poster notes that fascism is everywhere.

Folder 1
Item RL-11680-P-0012
Poster for the People's Revolution in Oman, approximately 1970-1974

Paris: Paris cedex Imp. IPCC Sup. a El Jabha. In Arabic and French. Comité de soutien à la révolution en Oman.

Folder 1
Item RL-11680-P-0013
Poster for the People's Revolution in Oman, approximately 1970-1974

Paris: Paris cedex Imp. IPCC Sup. a El Jabha. In Arabic and French. Poster produced for Comité de soutien à la révolution en Oman. Idential image as previous poster RL-11680-P-0013. However, this poster is in yellow and purple and includes the details on a meeting of the committee. Included at the meeting are the musical groups of Chorale de la Penninsule Arabique along with Mohamed Hamam, the Groupe Musical Arabe and Chorale de l'Union des Etudiants Iraniens en France. Taking place at 2pm on 14 March.

Folder 1
Item RL-11680-P-0014
 


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Provenance

The Arab Political Posters were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2018.

Processing Information

Processed by Sean Swanick, November 2018

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2018-0145