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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 State Police in January 2021. Two of the posters have been damaged ripped or torn while on display on the Lawn.

Dates

  • 2020

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

.5 Cubic Feet (Two small flat file folders)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was a gift from Hira Azher to the Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia on May 19, 2021.

Condition Description

poor

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the Hira Azher posters
Author
Rose Oliveira, Accessioning Archivist
Date
29 September 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States