Berkeley Posters, 1968-1973

In 1979, an incredible collection of posters was donated to the UBC library. We find them to be more striking and relevant than ever.


In 1979 Helmut Jung of Gold River, B.C. donated the Berkeley Poster Collection to the UBC Library. While the posters indicate both known and unknown authorship and publication, the entire collection demonstrates similar ideals and perspectives. The posters were all produced between the years of 1968 and 1973, a period in which the social and political climate both in the United States and South East Asia provided the genesis of tension that is seen throughout the collection. Many of the posters were produced on computer paper while the rest are either poster or cardboard paper. Here are some of our favorites from the collection:

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