CIO Poster | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society

Poster

CIO Poster

CIO Poster | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society
Poster promoting fair hiring practices. Produced by the National CIO Committee to Abolish Discrimination, 718 Jackson Place, Washington 6, D.C. Prepared by the Independent Citizens Committee of the Arts, Sciences and Professions. Text on poster: "If His Right To Work Is Taken Away... You're Next" and "Make Congress Stop Stalling on FEPC Legislation" (Fair Employment Practices Commission) Signed: KANELOUS.
DESCRIPTION
Poster promoting fair hiring practices. Produced by the National CIO Committee to Abolish Discrimination, 718 Jackson Place, Washington 6, D.C. Prepared by the Independent Citizens Committee of the Arts, Sciences and Professions. Text on poster: "If His Right To Work Is Taken Away... You're Next" and "Make Congress Stop Stalling on FEPC Legislation" (Fair Employment Practices Commission) Signed: KANELOUS.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:79307
Creation Date:circa 1941
Creator Name:Kanelous
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Collection Name:Social Action Poster Collection, circa 1965-circa 1990 (bulk 1970s-1980s)
Genre:Poster
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:PH 4829 T.3
Original Dimensions:22 x 16 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Nov 2010: According to John Kanelous, son of the late artist George Kanelous, the signature on this poster and its style are not his father's. George had a brother John who was also a commercial artist, but this is also not his signature nor style. As far as the young John knows, there are no other artists with that last name.
SUBJECTS
Chimneys
Hats
Work clothes
Factories
African Americans
Men
Civil rights
Race relations
Labor unions

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