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Peg Averill

A poster by Peg Averill from the vaults of the War Resisters League. This one is not in Averill’s usual drawn style, but instead a money/airplane montage. The poster is in support of war tax resistance, with a oddly humanitarian quote from Eisenhower on it: “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed…”

Unlike most of the WRL posters, this one does not list a print shop or bear a union bug. We’re not 100% sure, but we believe this poster is from the early 1980s.

A Time of Expectant Hopes

A Time of Expectant Hopes

October 24, 2019

“A Time of Expectant Hopes,” a collaboration between Pete Railand and Jenna Valoe, including works inspired by 19th century union banners, suffragist banners, and modern day activist banners. Opening Friday…