Billy Morrow Jackson Posters, 1964-2001
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Brief Description: Posters created by Billy Morrow Jackson (1926-2006) M.F.A. '54, Professor of Art (1954-87) include pencil-autographed prints of pen and ink posters and a watercolor mock-up for a mural with label overlay relating to the civil rights movement and the agriculture department including "Stars and Bars," "Sovereign Scarecrow," and "Merry Christmas and Philadelphia" allegorically depicting a Klansman and three civil rights workers (James Chaney, Michael Schwerner, and Andrew Goodman) killed in Mississippi in 1964; and "'Agtime' Mural" depicting individuals, events, and locations associated with the history of agricultural education and the development of the agricultural program at the University of Illinois.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 12/3/24
Created by: Jackson, Billy Morrow (1926-2006)
Volume: 0.2 cubic feet
Acquired: 4/15/96
Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
Agriculture
Civil Rights
Faculty Papers
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]