Materials include correspondence from the East German "Freiheit für Angela Davis" Campaign, 1971-1972. Archive of approximately
90 items, chiefly signed postcard petitions, including 13 letters and broadsides, single pages and folded many with original
illustrations and envelopes, addressed to Judge Richard Arnason at the Santa Clara District Court or the United Committee
to Free Angela Davis on the cover.
Angela Davis (born 1944) is an American political activist, who was arrested in 1970 in relation to a murder case. Campaigns
for solidarity with Davis were popular throughout both West and East Germany. The East German "Freiheit für Angela Davis"
Campaign, 1971-1972, led to the creation of ephemera related to Davis' imprisonment
0.28 Linear Feet
(1 flat box and 1 half box)
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.