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Object Name Poster
Date 1993
Title City of Staten Island
Description Political poster or sign. Rectangular sheet of white foam core board with blue printed inscription: "CITY OF / STATEN ISLAND / The first city of the 21st century". In the lower center is a shield surrounded by leaves; the initials "SI" are in the center of the shield. Inscription lower right: "[copyright symbol] QUALI-TEE 93." Used at the City of Staten Island celebration at Fort Wadsworth on November 4, 1993. Dimensions are 24 inches high x 29 inches wide.
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century, Politics)
Acquisition Gift of William McMillen
Ownership and History This poster was acquired at a rally staged at Fort Wadsworth on November 4, 1993, the day after an election in which 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
Maker Quali-Tee
Subjects Secession
Political posters
Lexicon Sub-category Advertising Medium
Catalog Number 93.044.0001
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.