Subseries 5.4
Posters, circa 1980-2013
OP22 - OP71; OP138-140; OP 142-143

Scope and Content Note

The subseries contains posters collected by Alice Walker from 1980-2013. Posters include promotional publicity for her books and appearances and general collected posters on various topics and political causes.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.

Box Folder Content
OP22 "Bob Marley," undated
OP23 "Women's International League for Peace and Justice," undated
OP24 "Nicaragua Debe Sobrevivir/Nicaragua Must Survive," [circa 1980s]
OP25 Publicity for Film Adaptation of The Color Purple, signed by Steven Spielberg and others, [circa 1980s]
OP26 "Five great years women's writing from The Women's Press" [circa 1980s]
OP27 "Alice Walker: Blues in der besten Tradition," Literatur im Frauenbuchverlag [circa 1980s]
OP28 "Simmons College presents Writer, Poet, Novelist, An Evening with Alice Walker," Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts, November 10, [1981]
OP29 "Alice Walker Monday Oct. 24-Wednesday 26," Central Carolina Technical Institute and Lee County High School [1982]
OP30 "A Reading by Alice Walker," (Kate Thompson, designer), October 1, 1983
OP31 "Announcing: New Promotion and Advertising Support for the Year's Big Trade Paperback Winner! [The Color Purple] [circa 1983]
OP32 "Bessy Head, The Writer in a Third World Context: The Issues and Themes and How They Relate to Us," Loyola Campus, November 1, [1983]
OP139 "Alice Walker in Her Garden," Wild Trees Press, 1984
OP140 "Poet and Novelist Alice Walker, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Color Purple Reading," Florida Junior College at Jacksonville, February 10, 1984
OP33 "Tokens: A Play on the Plague," Theater Artaud, May 16-June 16, 1985
OP34 "An Evening with Alice Walker," Readings and Discussion, University of California, Davis, April 28, 1986
OP35 "Art Makes Life," (Pacific School of Religion, designer), January 22, 1986
OP36 "Winnie Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu," (The Detroit Press/David Turnley, photographer), (Michigan Coalition for Human Rights, 1987)
OP37 "To Hell With Dying," (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987)
OP38 "Would You Whitewash the Color Purple?" Open Books for Open Minds, Banned Books Week, September 24-October 1, 1988
OP39 "Alice Walker..from the Women's Press," [circa 1988] [features The Temple of My Familiar and other titles]
OP40 "Alice Walker The Temple of My Familiar," 1989
OP41 Highland Estates, Kendall-Jackson Vineyard Estates [circa 1990s] [inscribed by Alice Walker: "The Road to Temple Jook?"]
OP42 "Stop Prison Slave Labor," (Dorthea Lange and Fire Works Grafix, photographer and designer), [1990s]
OP43 "Mumia for President of the United States of Amerika," (Fire Works Grafix, photographer), [circa 1990s]
OP44 "Alice Walker" with quote by June Jordan, (Women's Press), [1990s]
OP138 "You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down: An Evening with Alice Walker," Winston-Salem State University, April 13, 1991
OP45 "Bringing Mumia Home: An Uncensored Evening of Hip Hop Spirit & Hard Knock Wisdom," [1990s/2000s]
OP46 "Glow Celebrates Black History Month," [1990s/2000s]
OP47 "United Promotions in Association with Spare Rib Magazine Presents an Evening with Alice Walker and Special Guests," Hackney Empire, London, October 13, 1992
OP48 "Curt Richter: Faces and Stories," 1996 [2 copies]
OP49 Mumia Abu-Jamal, Spoken Word, with music by Man is the Bastard, 1997
OP50 Publicity for The Same River Twice: Honoring the Difficult, (Francesco Mastalia and Alfonso Pagano, photographers), 1997
OP51 "In Conversation: Studs Terkel & Howard Zinn," February 14, 1998
OP52 "An Afternoon with Alice Walker," University of Hawaii, Manoa, March 11, 1998
OP53 "Critical Resistance: Beyond the Industrial Complex: A National Conference and Strategy Session," September 25-27, 1998
OP54 "Mumia 911," National Day of Art to Stop the Execution of Mumia Abu-Jamal, September 11, 1999
OP55 "NO!: A Documentary by Aishah Shahidah Simmons," [2000s]
OP56 "An Evening of Conscience," October 2 [2000s]
OP57 Publicity for The Way Forward is With a Broken Heart, 2000
OP58 "Eatonton Literary Festival & Book Fair," August 4 & 5, 2000
OP59 "An Evening with Alice: Celebrating "The Way Forward is With a Broken Heart," (Vaschell and Bob Baldock, photographer and designer), October 22, 2000
OP60 "An Evening of Independent Voices," San Francisco Bay Area Book Festival, November 13, 2000
OP61 Japanese publicity for Anything We Love Can Be Saved, 2003
OP62 "Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth: New Poems," [2003]
OP63 "Stop the War on Iraq!: Mass March and Rally, February 16, 2003
OP64 "Praise for the World: A Community Concert Ritual in Devotion to the Earth," March 22, 2003
OP65 "Alice Walker: Faye Spanos Concert Hall," February 5, 2004
OP66 "Alice Walker & OUSD present: The June Jordan Poetry Prize for 9th and 10th grade students," April 30, 2004 [2 versions]
OP67 "In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens" (Korean version), May 29, 2004
OP68 "Alice Walker in Conversation with Democracy Now! Host Amy Goodman," (Design Action Collective, designer), January 27, 2006
OP69 "Alice Walker, The Necessity of Poetry, The Necessity of Play," St. Mary's College of California, April 4, 2006 [2 copies]
OP70 "The World Can't Wait, Drive Out the Bush Regime," National Day of Mass Resistance, October 5, 2006
OP71 "Small Press Month: Celebrate Great Writing," (Jean Weisinger and, photographer and designer), March 2007
OP142 "An Evening with Ali Abunimah with Special Guest Alice Walker," October 5, 2011
OP143 "KPFA presents Alice Walker," July 31, 2013