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"Spiro Agnew as a Hippie"



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Title: "Spiro Agnew as a Hippie"
Description: A poster with a retouched portrait of Vice President Spiro Agnew dressed as a hippie. He has a beard, moustache, and long hair. He is wearing a fringed shirt with a peace sign, matching earring, and a beaded necklace. On the front of the poster a handwritten note describes it as a "dedication page" and that it was "sold by Hippies." There is also a price of 25 cents. On the back of the poster, additional handwritten notes read, "Sold by Hippies all around the streets on 4-XI" and "The MPPC is Dedicated to Spiro Agnew (until he's convicted)."

Image ID: 61835
Creation
Date:
September 4, 1970 ca.
Creator
Name:
Unknown
Collection
Name:
Madison People's Poster and Propaganda Collection
Genre: Poster
Additional
Information:
"4-XI-70", appears on the right side of the poster and refers to the date of the poster's acquisition by J. Wesley Miller, September 4, 1970. Miller reference number 0001.
Subjects: Men
Portrait photography
Jewelry
Beards
Clothing and dress
Politicians
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Moustache
 

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