Guide to the Arab Political Posters Collection, 1970s
Collection of assorted posters in Arabic commemorating revolutionary and political movements in Yemen, Oman, Palestine, and the Middle East.
- Collection Number
- Arab political posters collection
- 3 Linear Feet, 14 posters in 1 oversize folder
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Materials in Arabic
14 posters in Arabic addressing a variety of political and revolutionary movements and events.
Access to the Collection
Collection is open for research.
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How to Cite
[Identification of item], Arab Political Posters Collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
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.
France: General Union of Palestinian Students (GUPS). In French with a declaration: "Une grande victoire du peuple Palestinien."
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).
France: Comité permanent d'action pour la Palestine. In French.
Imprimerie Abexpress, Paris. In French and Arabic.
Shanghai: Shanghai People's Publishing House. In Chinese, English, and French.
Italy. In Italian, French and English. This poster calls for the unity of those against Imperialism and Zionism.
Palestine: Official poster of Fatah and the armed wing, al-`Asifah. In Arabic. Commemorates the founding of the Palestinian revolution.
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.
Yemen: Yemen Revolutionary Resistance Organization (ORYR). In Arabic. The poster details some of the prominent members of ORYR.
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.
Paris: Paris cedex Imp. IPCC Sup. a El Jabha. In Arabic and French. Comité de soutien à la révolution en Oman.
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.
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The Arab Political Posters were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2018.
Processed by Sean Swanick, November 2018
Accessions described in this collection guide: 2018-0145