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Night Raiders -- “My Lack Of Courage In Standing Up To The Illegal, Immoral And Unjust Policy Of The American Government Has Caused Much Harm To Innocent People.” -- R.A. Stratton VA 192, CAW19, USS Ticonderoga; now PW.
Night Raiders -- “My Lack Of Courage In Standing Up To The Illegal, Immoral And Unjust Policy Of The American Government Has Caused Much Harm To Innocent People.” --  R.A. Stratton VA 192, CAW19, USS Ticonderoga; now PW.
Digital CollectionStreet Art Graphics
TitleNight Raiders -- "My Lack Of Courage In Standing Up To The Illegal, Immoral And Unjust Policy Of The American Government Has Caused Much Harm To Innocent People." -- R.A. Stratton VA 192, CAW19, USS Ticonderoga; now PW.
Title-AlternativeNight Raiders
ContributorNight Raiders
Geographic LocationUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Classgraphic arts
Typesticker
DescriptionNight Raiders is a group of U.S. political stickers from the '60s and ‘70s protesting the Vietnam War and U.S. imperialism, and calling for racial equality among blacks and whites. "Night raiders" here may refer to military "night riders" and civilian vigilante "Knight Riders" of the Ku Klux Klan, as well as "freedom riders" during the U.S. civil rights era.
SubjectNight Raiders; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; pacifism; peace movements; protest movements; courage
ReferencesNight Raiders
Curator's NotesFrom a collection of ca. 1960s-‘70s gummed labels and stickers protesting the war in Vietnam and U.S. imperialism, and calling for racial equality among blacks and whites. Quoting several well-known political, military, and religious figures of the day (including Gen. M. B. Ridgeway; Senator Wayne Morse; Senator Frank Church; Senator George McGovern; Gen. Douglas MacArthur; U. Thant; Martin Luther King, Jr.; and President John C. Bennett, Union Theological Seminary, NY, the gummed labels and stickers came in a large envelope from PEACE PRODUCTS, J. S. Kennard, Jr. (Kendall Park, NJ) and addressed to Mr. James T. Wicke, Acting Secy., Human Relations Confrontation (Wasau, WI). Some of the stickers state, "Be a ‘night raider.' Use FAN-SHAN stickers
Exhibition HistoryNight Raiders is a group of U.S. political stickers from the '60s and ‘70s protesting the Vietnam War and U.S. imperialism, and calling for racial equality among blacks and whites. Purchased by Catherine Tedford in 2012.
SourceNight Raiders
NotesFrom a collection of ca. 1960s-‘70s gummed labels and stickers protesting the war in Vietnam and U.S. imperialism, and calling for racial equality among blacks and whites. Quoting several well-known political, military, and religious figures of the day (including Gen. M. B. Ridgeway; Senator Wayne Morse; Senator Frank Church; Senator George McGovern; Gen. Douglas MacArthur; U. Thant; Martin Luther King, Jr.; and President John C. Bennett, Union Theological Seminary, NY, the gummed labels and stickers came in a large envelope from PEACE PRODUCTS, J. S. Kennard, Jr. (Kendall Park, NJ) and addressed to Mr. James T. Wicke, Acting Secy., Human Relations Confrontation (Wasau, WI). Some of the stickers state, "Be a ‘night raider.' Use FAN-SHAN stickers
RightsPlease see http://www.stlawu.edu/gallery/copyright/.
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