Poster, "Declaration of Independence," 1976

Summary

The 1976 Bicentennial of American Independence was a major cultural phenomenon. To celebrate, people across the nation purchased commemorative souvenirs, like this poster, and organized innumerable events -- from parades and fireworks displays to television programs and sporting events.

The 1976 Bicentennial of American Independence was a major cultural phenomenon. To celebrate, people across the nation purchased commemorative souvenirs, like this poster, and organized innumerable events -- from parades and fireworks displays to television programs and sporting events.

Artifact

Poster

Date Made

1974

Subject Date

1976

Collection Title

Poster Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2004.89.24

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Richard and Barbara Platz.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Laminating

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 24.313 in

Width: 18.5 in

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