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BLACK PANTHER PARTY.
Black Panther Party collection, 1965-1998

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z0q3


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Black Panther Party.
Title: Black Panther Party collection, 1965-1998
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 998
Extent: .5 linear ft. (1 box) and 7 oversized papers (OP)
Abstract:Collection of printed materials relating to and produced by the Black Panther Party including fliers, newsletters, and press releases.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Purchase, 2009

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Black Panther Party collection, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Elizabeth Russey, October 2009.


Collection Description

Historical Note

The Black Panther Party was an African American political and activist organization founded in 1966 in Oakland, California by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton. An outgrowth of the "Black Power" movement, the Black Panther Party focused its efforts on community activism and social community programs. The organization was most active during the 1960s and 1970s.

The Black Panther Party was an African American political and activist organization founded in 1966 in Oakland, California by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton. An outgrowth of the "Black Power" movement, the Black Panther Party focused its efforts on community activism and social community programs. The organization was most active during the 1960s and 1970s.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains printed material produced by and related to the Black Panther Party from 1965-1998. Materials include fliers and handbills announcing Party activities such as rallies, concerts, and protests, press releases, newsletters, and other printed material regarding the political activities of the Party. Many of the fliers contain detailed information about the arrests and trials of Party leaders including Eldridge Cleaver, Bobby Seale, and Huey P. Newton. A number of fliers and printed material also concern the United Front Against Fascism campaign. Other materials in the collection include conference packets from the Revolutionary People's Constitutional Convention and a hand-lettered poster.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.


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Container List

Fliers
Box Folder Content
1 24 Fliers, Black Panther Community Meeting notice, no date
1 26 Fliers, Black People Boycott, no date
1 1 Fliers, Eldridge Cleaver, 1968-1978
1 23 Fliers, Free Health Clinic, "Which do you Prefer," no date
1 2 Fliers, Tyrone Guyton, 1973
1 3 Fliers, Huey P. Newton, 1967-1975
1 22 Fliers, People's No. 1 Enemy, no date
1 25 Fliers, Revolutionary Intercommunal Solidarity Day Rally, no date
1 4 Fliers, Bobby Seale, 1969-1973
1 5 Fliers, United Front Against Fascism, 1969
1 6 Fliers, women, 1969-1970
1 7 Fliers, 1965-1998
1 8 Fliers, undated
Newsletters/Newspapers
OP1 "Anti-Fascist Front," publication of the National Committees to Combat Fascism in America, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1969
1 9 "Black Power!" Vol. 1, No. 4, Mid-March 1967
OP2 "Counter Attack," New Haven Defense Committee, May 1970
1 10 "I Am We," newsletter of the Committee for Justice for Huey P. Newton and the Black Panther Party, Summer 1976
1 11 "Lonnie McLucas and the Trial of the New Haven 9 Daily Trial Bulletin," July 17, 1970-August 6, 1970
OP3 "Ministry of Information Bulletin," Black Panther Party Peoples News Service, Bulletin No. 12, July 5, 1969
1 12 "Panther Trial News," 1970-1971
1 13 "Right On! Bulletin," 1973
OP7 Unitited newsletter featuring articles about the Constitution by Eldridge Cleaver and Huey P. Newton and "Message to America Delivered on the 107th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation," circa 1970
Other printed material
1 14 Brochure, "Kim Il Sung, 'Each of You Should be Prepared to be a Match for One Hundred,' New Liberation Front, U.S.A., 1970
1 27 Christmas cards, designed by Emory Douglas, Minister of Culture, Black Panther Party, circa 1970 [12 cards]
1 15 Conference packet, Bay Area Regional Conference, Revolutionary People's Constitutional Convention, November 14-15, 1970
1 16 Conference packet, Revolutionary People's Constitutional Convention, Washington, D.C., November 27-29, 1970
OP5 Poster, Bay Area Regional Conference of the Revolutionary Peoples Constitutional Convention, November 14-15, 1970
OP6 Poster, Yale Political Union presents Charles Garry Defense Attorney for Black Panther Bobby Seale, January 26, 1971
1 17 Petition for Community Control of Police, [1968]
1 18 Press releases, 1967-1975
1 19 Registration card, National Conference for a United Front Against Fascism, July 1969
1 20 Voting card, Bobby Seale and Elaine Brown, Oakland, California, 1973
Other collected material
OP4 Poster (hand-lettered), "Defend the Panthers. Free David Hilliard," [circa 1960s]
Photographs
1 21 Brown, H. Rap, (Jamil Abdullah al-Amin), 1967-1978 [consists of photographs from the San Francisco Examiner reference files]
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