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May Day
  • Eric Drooker, artist
    born 1951
    born: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    C & D Printshop, printer
  • May Day, 1999
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 390 x 281 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 3/8 x 11 1/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.004
Description

Black and red image of stylized crowd celebrating in an urban street. Descriptive text in lower section. Text references May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day. It commemorates the May 1, 1886 protest across the United States for eight hour workdays and the Haymarket Riot in Chicago which followed.