Subseries 5.4
Posters, circa 1980-2013
OP2, OP4-OP5, OP10; XOP1

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
OP10 - "Bob Marley," undated
OP2 2 "Women's International League for Peace and Justice," undated
OP2 3 "Nicaragua Debe Sobrevivir/Nicaragua Must Survive," [circa 1980s]
XOP1 - Publicity for Film Adaptation of The Color Purple, signed by Steven Spielberg and others, [circa 1980s]
OP5 10 "Five great years women's writing from The Women's Press" [circa 1980s]
OP10 - "Alice Walker: Blues in der besten Tradition," Literatur im Frauenbuchverlag [circa 1980s]
OP5 10 "Simmons College presents Writer, Poet, Novelist, An Evening with Alice Walker," Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts, November 10, [1981]
OP2 4 "Alice Walker Monday Oct. 24-Wednesday 26," Central Carolina Technical Institute and Lee County High School [1982]
OP12 11 “Paperback Best Sellers,” New York Times Book Review, poster, June 26, 1983
OP5 10 "A Reading by Alice Walker," (Kate Thompson, designer), October 1, 1983
OP2 5 "Announcing: New Promotion and Advertising Support for the Year's Big Trade Paperback Winner! [The Color Purple] [circa 1983]
OP12 14 “Winner! Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the American Book Award for Fiction. Read both the Color Purple and Meridian Now,” Washington Square Press, [1983]
OP5 10 "Bessy Head, The Writer in a Third World Context: The Issues and Themes and How They Relate to Us," Loyola Campus, November 1, [1983]
OP10 - "Alice Walker in Her Garden," Wild Trees Press, 1984
OP12 12 Sweet Honey in the Rock, poster signed by group, [1984?]
OP10 - "Poet and Novelist Alice Walker, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Color Purple Reading," Florida Junior College at Jacksonville, February 10, 1984
OP2 6 "Tokens: A Play on the Plague," Theater Artaud, May 16-June 16, 1985
OP5 10 "An Evening with Alice Walker," Readings and Discussion, University of California, Davis, April 28, 1986
OP2 7 "Art Makes Life," (Pacific School of Religion, designer), January 22, 1986
OP12 9 “A Private Conversation with Alice Walker,” American Program Bureau, November 5, 1986
OP2 8 "Winnie Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu," (The Detroit Press/David Turnley, photographer), (Michigan Coalition for Human Rights, 1987)
OP10 - "To Hell With Dying," (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987)
OP12 10 Madre, First National Gathering, New York, May 20-22, 1988
OP2 9 "Would You Whitewash the Color Purple?" Open Books for Open Minds, Banned Books Week, September 24-October 1, 1988
OP5 10 "Alice Walker..from the Women's Press," [circa 1988] [features The Temple of My Familiar and other titles]
OP5 10 "Alice Walker The Temple of My Familiar," 1989
OP12 8 “Alice Walker, Pulitzer-Prize-winning writer: a Reading,” Georgia Hall, University of Georgia, May 10, 1989
OP10 - Highland Estates, Kendall-Jackson Vineyard Estates [circa 1990s] [inscribed by Alice Walker: "The Road to Temple Jook?"]
OP5 10 "Stop Prison Slave Labor," (Dorthea Lange and Fire Works Grafix, photographer and designer), [1990s]
OP5 10 "Mumia for President of the United States of Amerika," (Fire Works Grafix, photographer), [circa 1990s]
OP5 10 "Alice Walker" with quote by June Jordan, (Women's Press), [1990s]
OP12 7 “Alice Walker: Her Blue Body Everything We Know,” Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, promotional poster, [1991]
OP4 2 "You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down: An Evening with Alice Walker," Winston-Salem State University, April 13, 1991
OP5 11 "Bringing Mumia Home: An Uncensored Evening of Hip Hop Spirit & Hard Knock Wisdom," [1990s/2000s]
OP5 11 "Glow Celebrates Black History Month," [1990s/2000s]
OP2 10 "United Promotions in Association with Spare Rib Magazine Presents an Evening with Alice Walker and Special Guests," Hackney Empire, London, October 13, 1992
OP2 11 "Curt Richter: Faces and Stories," 1996 [2 copies]
OP5 11 Mumia Abu-Jamal, Spoken Word, with music by Man is the Bastard, 1997
OP5 11 Publicity for The Same River Twice: Honoring the Difficult, (Francesco Mastalia and Alfonso Pagano, photographers), 1997
OP10 - "In Conversation: Studs Terkel & Howard Zinn," February 14, 1998
OP5 11 "An Afternoon with Alice Walker," University of Hawaii, Manoa, March 11, 1998
OP5 11 "Critical Resistance: Beyond the Industrial Complex: A National Conference and Strategy Session," September 25-27, 1998
OP5 11 "Mumia 911," National Day of Art to Stop the Execution of Mumia Abu-Jamal, September 11, 1999
OP5 11 "NO!: A Documentary by Aishah Shahidah Simmons," [2000s]
OP5 11 "An Evening of Conscience," October 2 [2000s]
OP12 15 "An Evening of Conscience," October 2 [2000s]
OP5 11 Publicity for The Way Forward is With a Broken Heart, 2000
OP5 12 "Eatonton Literary Festival & Book Fair," August 4 & 5, 2000
OP5 12 "An Evening with Alice: Celebrating "The Way Forward is With a Broken Heart," (Vaschell and Bob Baldock, photographer and designer), October 22, 2000
OP5 12 "An Evening of Independent Voices," San Francisco Bay Area Book Festival, November 13, 2000
OP2 12 Japanese publicity for Anything We Love Can Be Saved, 2003
OP10 - "Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth: New Poems," [2003]
OP5 12 "Stop the War on Iraq!: Mass March and Rally, February 16, 2003
OP5 12 "Praise for the World: A Community Concert Ritual in Devotion to the Earth," March 22, 2003
OP5 12 "Alice Walker: Faye Spanos Concert Hall," February 5, 2004
OP5 12 "Alice Walker & OUSD present: The June Jordan Poetry Prize for 9th and 10th grade students," April 30, 2004 [2 versions]
OP2 13 "In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens" (Korean version), May 29, 2004
OP5 12 "Alice Walker in Conversation with Democracy Now! Host Amy Goodman," (Design Action Collective, designer), January 27, 2006
OP5 12 "Alice Walker, The Necessity of Poetry, The Necessity of Play," St. Mary's College of California, April 4, 2006 [2 copies]
OP5 12 "The World Can't Wait, Drive Out the Bush Regime," National Day of Mass Resistance, October 5, 2006
OP12 13 “Why War is Never a Good Idea,” promotional poster, Harper Collins, 2007
OP2 14 "Small Press Month: Celebrate Great Writing," (Jean Weisinger and, photographer and designer), March 2007
OP4 3 "An Evening with Ali Abunimah with Special Guest Alice Walker," October 5, 2011
OP4 4 "KPFA presents Alice Walker," July 31, 2013