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Object Name Newspaper
Title Newspaper, "Free Press of Louisville" vol. 1 no. 3
Catalog Number 1997.44.11
Creator Hume, Gary; Freep Publishing Company
Date 1970
Material(s) Paper;
Dimensions H-17.5 W-11.375 inches
Description Newsprint alternative newspaper with cover featuring white man, white woman and black man in purple ink. The woman in staring at the viewer, while the mens' profiles are seen; masthead features quarter. At the top, in a purple box in white lettering is "FREE PRESS of / LOUISVILLE." To the left of these words, but still in the purple box is the face-side of a quarter with the word "REVELATION" printed at the upper edge of the coin. Underneath the image of the three people is the word "UNITE!" also in purple ink. The ink fades from purple to maroon to purple left-to-right across the page. On the back cover is a nude woman wearing a gas mask leaning against a wall with a gun upright against the wall next to her. To her right are the words "DO IT!." The drawing and words are in maroon ink. The volume is 1, the issue is 3.
Notes Remembered as "underground newspapers" acquired by the donor in high school.
Collection Kenneth A. Huddle Collection
People Hume, Gary
Freep Publishing Company
Subjects Counter culture
Jefferson County
News & news events
Newspaper clippings
Free speech
Civil rights
Civil rights movements
African Americans
Search Terms Louisville
Louisville (Ky.)
Civil rights
African Americans
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS