Streetfare Journal Poetry posters

Summary
Collection ID:
ACMA.10-004.3
Creators:
Transportation Displays, Inc.
Dates:
undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
13 Posters
Repository:

Contents
Contents
Earthquake Series--1989 (Vol. VI, No. 2, Fall 1989) -- Henry Dumas, "Fir" (with a black & white photograph by David Lubbers); -- 1990 (Vol. VII, No. 1, Summer 1990)--Elizabeth Bishop, "Rain Towards Morning" (with a painting by Frank Stella) -- Jayne Cortez, "The Red Pepper Poet" (with a painting by James Cobb) -- Jack Marshall, "Dawn Notes" (with a painting by James Rosenquist) -- Diane Di Prima, "Numbers Racket" (with a painting by Robert Goodnough) -- Michael Smith, "Sunday" (with a painting by Maria Baca) -- Gary Soto, "A Red Palm" (with a painting by James Cobb); 1994 (Vol. VIII, No. 1, 1994) -- Robert Hayden, "Crispus Attucks" (with drawing of Revolutionary War soldiers)-- Robert Hayden, "Sojourner Truth" (with short biography on Sojourner Truth) -- Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.(with image and quote from Dr. King) -- Rosa Parks (with image and short biography on Parks) -- Joe Sam, "Black Homesteaders" (with mix-media work by artisit) -- From the Collection of The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Museum Purchase, Art Trust Fund, " Mask with Headdress" and "Helmet Mask" From the Collection of The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Bequest of Axel M. Peterson.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection, which dates from circa 1989 -1994, contains 13 interior bus posters and a poetry book by Henry Dumas, "Knees of a Natural Man: The Selected poetry of Henry Dumas," 1989.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Streetfare Journal poetry broadsides was a poetry series sponsored by the Transportation Displays Incorporated (TDI), , and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (Washington, D.C.), the Lannan Fourndation in Los Angeles, the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund (New York), and the Australia Council for the Arts, among other agents to create bus posters featuring poetry and art to display on city bus systerms in the United States.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Preferred Citation
Streetfare Journal Poetry posters, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Poetry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Poets Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Broadsides Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posters Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Buses Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dumas, Henry, 1934-1968 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hayden, Robert, 1913-1980 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, D.C. 20020
ACMArchives@si.edu
http://www.anacostia.si.edu/Collections/ArchiveCollection