Anti-police billboard

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Title

Anti-police billboard

Description

Photograph of a billboard put up after Gardner Myers was killed by police. July 1988. Lester Donaldson's name was added August 9 when he also was killed by the police.

Creator

Rocky Zenyk Dobey

Source

Rocky Zenyk Dobey

Date

1988-07

Contributor

Rocky Zenyk Dobey

Rights

Rocky Zenyk Dobey 
CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Coverage

Baldwin St. and and Spadina Ave.

Context

The police cars were yellow in 1988. The billboard had fliers for people to tear off and read about the cases. The fliers were added daily for months. It came down just before Michael Wade Lawson was killed on Dec 8, 1988.

Original Format

Painting on board

Physical Dimensions

4 ft x 8 ft

Citation

Rocky Zenyk Dobey, “Anti-police billboard ,” Alternative Toronto, accessed December 12, 2019, https://www.alternativetoronto.ca/archive/items/show/80.

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