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TROOPS OUT OF THE TOWNSHIPS : NO APARTHEID WAR

Theme: Into the states of emergency


Call Number: 2549
Identifier: AL2446_2549
Title: TROOPS OUT OF THE TOWNSHIPS : NO APARTHEID WAR
Date: 1984
Subject: Images of Defiance- IOD;
Conscription;
End Conscription Campaign - ECC;
Townships;
Youth
Description: This poster is silkscreened black and red, produced by the ECC in 1984, Johannesburg. This poster was produced to protest the presence of troops in the townships. The text reads: "TROOPS OUT OF THE TOWNSHIPS : NO APARTHEID WAR". This poster was digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 135 (number 238) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition. It has also been included in the SAHA virtual exhibition - 'The Future is Ours: Commemorating Youth in the Struggle'. A similar poster can be found on page 155 of “Red on Black: The Story of the South African Poster Movement”, SAHA / STE Publishers, 2007.
Creator: Produced by the End Conscription Campaign (ECC) at the Screen Training Project (STP)
Type: Poster
Format: Access image - jpeg
Preservation image - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL2446
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Copyright of some materials are held by individual postermakers/organisations. Copyright restrictions may apply. See SAHA copyright statement for more information.
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