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Object Name Poster
Date 1993
Title Vote Yes
Description Political poster or sign. Rectangular sheet of white foam core board with blue printed inscription: "VOTE YES" in a blue circle above a rectangular box with inscription "FOR THE CITY OF / STATEN ISLAND / SECESSION MEANS A BETTER LIFE." Dimensions are 31.5 inches high x 34 inches wide.
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century, Politics)
Acquisition Collected by staff
Ownership and History This pro-secession poster was found on the grounds of Historic Richmond Town around the time of election day, November 3, 1993. In that election, Staten Islanders voted to move toward separating from New York City. The secession movement later stalled due to resistance from the City and State of New York.
Earliest Date 1993
Latest Date 1993
Subjects Secession
Political posters
Lexicon Sub-category Advertising Medium
Catalog Number 93.049
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Efron family in memory of Dr. Meryl Efron, July 2016.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.