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Amazon Army
  • Dave Loewenstein, artist
    born 1966
    born: Evanston, Illinois, United States
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Stumptown Printers, printer
    established 1999
  • Amazon Army, 2014
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 434 x 280 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 1/16 x 11 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.097
Description

Image depicting a group of women and men marching over a newspaper, executed in black and green. Descriptive text at bottom of image. Text refers of the march of women in Franklin, Kansas, in solidarity with miners striking at union District 14 coal mines. The New York Times called them the Amazon Army.