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One Child a Day

ID Number: 7444
Maker: James B. Wood; National Coalition to Ban Handguns; Virginia Lithograph
Technique: offset
Date Made: 1987
Place Made: North America: United States
Measurements: 24 x 26 in.; 61 x 66.5 cm
Main Subject: Gun Control; Children
Materials: wrapped, corners
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
One Child A Day...Every Day Each year, nearly 400 children under the age of 15 are killed with handguns in the United States. More than 100 children are murdered and over 300 are killed unintentionally. This figure does not even include youth suicide, the tenth leading cause of death among children. Help us save young lives. Support the National Coalition to Ban Handguns. Copies of this poster can be purchased from the National Coalition to Ban Handguns 100 Maryland Avenue, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002 (202) 544-7190 and from Syracuse Cultural Workers, Box 6367L, Syracuse, N.Y. 13217 © 1987 NCBH Art Direction/Distribution: Liberation Graphics, Alexandria, Virginia 22301 703/549-4957 Printing: Virginia Lithograph Typesetting: Galaxy Type & Design Photograph: James B. Wood


Acquisition Number: 1993-037

Notes:
In 1989, the National Coalition to Ban Handguns changed its name to the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, in part because the group felt that "assault rifles" as well as handguns, should be outlawed. The photo was originally taken circa 1982/3, for ABC TV or TV Guide, for a series on gun safety. The US Govt then asked to use it for a commitee for Gun Saftey, and used it for 25 years. Then appeared without permission in 2 of the Lethal Weapons films, in police station. Only political poster made with a photo by Wood. He worked for Life Magazine for many years, took over 9,000 photos for them.


Copyright Status:
Under copyright; used by CSPG for educational and research purposes only. Distribution or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners.



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