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Hira Azher posters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16576
Content Description This collection contains four posters displayed on the Lawn by Hira Azher, an undergraduate at the University of Virginia over the fall and winter of 2020 and 2021.The posters include critiques of the University of Virginia and the police, for white supremacy upheld in these institutions informed by Azher's experiences as a Muslim woman of color. Another poster provided protest and action steps to re-examine the case of Xavier Hill, an unarmed Black teenager, who was killed by the Viriginia...
Dates: 2020

Hibah Berhanu poster

 Collection — Oversize_Flat_File_folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16575
Content Description This collection contains one poster displayed by Hibah Berhanu, an undergraduate student living on the Lawn, during the fall of 2020. The poster is a critique of the University of Virginia's purchase of furniture made by prison labor. The sign was damaged and was taped back together.
Dates: 2020

Marion Nolan and Ruth Ferguson collection on Charlottesville/ Albemarle Foundation for the Encouragement of the Arts

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 13233
Scope and Contents The collection consists of files pertaining to events sponsored by CHALFA (Charlottesville/Albemarle Foundation for the Encouragement of the Arts) (1979-2005; cubic foot) and include clippings, articles about Bill Weedon and Marion Nolan, invitations, guest lists, publicity, financial papers, programs, newsletters, ticket stubs, and posters. The collection also contains original charcoal sketches of Marion Nolan and Bill Weedon and "Notes on Marion Nolan and CHALFA," a speech given to the...
Dates: 1979-1998, 2005

Randy Pendleton papers

 File — Flat_Box: OS Box P-40, Oversize_Folder(Within_an_OSBox): 1 [X031778605]
Identifier: MSS 16420
Scope and Contents Note The Randy Pendleton papers (1967-2000; 0.04 cubic feet) documents Pendleton's work as a journalist. The collection contains three pieces of ephemera: a Klan business card handed to Pendleton, who was in Birmingham at a Klan convention as a representative of UPI, 1967 or 1968; a press releases handed out at the announcement of Norman Mailer's candidacy for Mayor of New York City dated May 1, 1969 with hand-edits by Pendleton based on Mailer’s speech; a “Sore Loserman” sign handed out outside the...
Dates: 1967 - 2000

Red Cross artwork

 Collection — Oversize_Flat_File_folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16671
Content Description This collection contains one outsider artwork that appears to honor the Red Cross following the end of World War I. The item has the red cross symbol along with the date, 1919, rendered as a large cross made from red cross stickers. On the back is an additional Red Cross stickers. The artwork is torn on the top left corner.
Dates: circa 1919

The University of Virginia Collection on the Events in Charlottesville, VA, August 11-13, 2017

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16386
Scope and Contents This collection contains offensive and harmful language and imagery including racist and violent references and imagery. The purpose of this note is to give users the opportunity to decide whether they need or want to view these materials, or at least, to mentally or emotionally prepare themselves to view the materials.  This collection documents the events of August 11 and 12, 2017 that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the circumstances...
Dates: 2015-01-13 - 2020; Majority of material found within 2017-01-03 - 2020