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Boycott Miller

ID Number: 9781
Maker: Artist Unknown
Technique: offset
Date Made: 1990
Place Made: United States
Measurements: 57 cm x 44 cm; 22 7/16 in x 17 5/16 in
Main Subject: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ)
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
Boycott Miller Helm$=Death The parent company of Miller Beer is Phillip Morris Companies, Inc., the largest corporate political donor to homophobic and AIDSphobic North Carolina Senator Jesse Helms. Phillip Morris is also the largest corporate donor ($200,000) to the right-wing extremist's glorifying "Jesse Helms Museum," slated to open in 1992. Boycott Miller Beer.

Acquisition Number: 1992-042

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.

Exhibition Annotation:
Jesse Helms (1921–2008) was a five-term Republican U.S. Senator from North Carolina and a former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He was widely considered one of the leading figures of the modern "Christian right." Helms was an outspoken conservative who opposed, at various times, civil rights, feminism, gay rights, affirmative action, tax increases, abortion, foreign aid, communism, and government support for modern art with nudity.

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