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Day After demonstration at the Federal Courthouse

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Creator:Seattle Liberation Front Revolutionary Youth Movement
Creator:University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division.
Title:Day After demonstration at the Federal Courthouse
Date:1970
Description:

Alternative title: The Day After … Seize the Time. Announces: Mass meeting, Wednesday, 7:30 P.M. at the HUB, to organize The Day After demonstration at the Federal Courthouse. Calls for: "Free Huey [Newton], free the Conspiracy [8], free Elmer Dixon, free all political prisoners." Background information: Black Panthers Fred Hampton and Mark Clark were killed in a police raid on Panther headquarters, December 4, 1969. Background information: The Conspiracy 8 (or "Chicago 8") included Jerry Rubin, Abbie Hoffman, David Dellinger, Rennie Davis, Tom Hayden, John Froines, Lee Weiner, and Bobby Seale. They stood trial on charges of crossing state lines with the intent to incite violence at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Background information: The Day After demonstration occurred in Seattle on February 17, 1970. About 2,000 people led by the Seattle Liberation Front assaulted the Federal Court House with "tear gas, smoke bombs, rocks, and paint." (Crowley, Walt. Rites of Passage: A Memoir of the Sixties in Seattle. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 281)

Types:Fliers (printed matter) | Text
Subjects:Seale, Bobby, 1936- | Dixon, Elmer | Racism--United States | Human rights--United States | Political prisoners--United States | Vietnam Conflict, 1961-1975--Protest movement | Black Panther Party | Seattle Liberation Front | Revolutionary Youth Movement | United States, Washignton, King County, Seattle, 47.6062095, -122.3320708
Collection:Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection
Institution:University of Washington's Libraries
Contributors:University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections Division
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Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection

Seattle Liberation Front Revolutionary Youth Movement

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