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Remember June 16 (Hector)

Theme: The Youth take charge: the Soweto Uprising of June 1976

Call Number: 2611
Identifier: AL2446_2611
Title: Remember June 16 (Hector)
Date: 1984
Subject: Images of Defiance- IOD;
Alexander Youth Congress - AYCO;
June 16;
Hector Pieterson;
Description: This poster is silkscreened red, produced by AYCO at STP in 1984, Johannesburg. This poster relates to an Alexander Youth Congress printing workshop, which was held at their annual general meeting. One of the posters produced marked the death of Hector Pieterson, the first person to die in the Soweto uprising of 1976. Note the police confiscation signature in the bottom right hand corner.The text reads: "REMEMBER JUNE - 16". Digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 107 (number 193) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition. It is also included in SAHA virtual exhibition - 'The Future is Ours: Commemorating Youth in the Struggle'.
Creator: Produced by the Alexandra Youth Congress (AYCO) 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: User restrictions may apply. See SAHA copyright statement
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