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Stop The Olympic Prison

ID Number: 21054
Maker: S.T.O.P. (Stop The Olympic Prison)
Technique: offset
Date Made: 1979
Place Made: North America: United States; New York, Syracuse
Measurements: 58.5 cm x 37 cm; 23 1/16 in x 14 9/16 in
Main Subject: Prisons & Prisoners
Materials: Paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
Stop The Olympic Prison S.T.O.P. (Stop The Olympic Prison) 3049 East Genesee St. Syracuse, NY 13224 Phone 315/446-6151 Co-sponsors: New York Moratorium on Prison Construction, National Moratorium on Prison Construction

Acquisition Number: 1996-132

The New York Moratorium on Prison Construction and the National Moratorium on prisons produced this poster as part of a campaign to challenge plans to convert the dormitories being built for the athletes participating in the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, New York into a state prison. This poster made legal history when it successfully survived a lawsuit by the U.S. Olympic Committee to prohibit this unauthorized use of the Olympic logo.

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