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"Free Karl" Poster

"Free Karl" Poster | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society
Narrow poster advocating the release of Karl Armstrong, who was incarcerated for his involvement in the 1970 Sterling Hall bombing on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Features the words, "Free Karl" over an image of a flame. Caption at bottom reads, "Karl Armstrong is a prisoner of war charged with the bombing of the A.M.R.C., a military research center in Madison, Wisconsin. Please send contributions to the Karl Armstrong Defense Comm., c/o Madison Defense League, Box 1134, Madison, Wis. 53700."
DESCRIPTION
Narrow poster advocating the release of Karl Armstrong, who was incarcerated for his involvement in the 1970 Sterling Hall bombing on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Features the words, "Free Karl" over an image of a flame. Caption at bottom reads, "Karl Armstrong is a prisoner of war charged with the bombing of the A.M.R.C., a military research center in Madison, Wisconsin. Please send contributions to the Karl Armstrong Defense Comm., c/o Madison Defense League, Box 1134, Madison, Wis. 53700."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:56847
Creation Date:April 1972
Creator Name:RPM Offset Printers, Inc.
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Madison People's Poster and Propaganda Collection, 1969-1976
Genre:Poster
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:PH 4003, Box 43, Folder 4
Original Dimensions:8.5 x 22 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
"13-IV-72" appearing on the back refers to its date of acquisition by J. Wesley Miller: April 13, 1972.
SUBJECTS
Prints
Prisoners of War
Men
Prisoners
Civil disobedience

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