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A collection of international work posters will be on display at the Boyden Library next month.

The exhibition, brought to the library by collector Stephen Lewis, will focus on Cuba and will be open to the public from 2 to 28 August during library hours.

The project is partly supported by a grant from the Foxboro Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the District Painters Council 35

Lewis has organized several similar exhibitions at the library in the past.

Lewis said some of the posters were produced in the years immediately following the Cuban revolution while others were produced by other countries expressing solidarity with the Cuban people.

After the revolution, the Cuban government built relationships with like-minded movements in other countries. These movements were fighting against oppressive governments more or less like the one the Cuban revolutionaries overthrew, Lewis said.

Some of the posters in the exhibition were created by the Organization of Solidarity with the Peoples of Asia Africa and Latin America. These posters reflect the expressions of solidarity that Cuba practiced, he said.

Lewis, a retired union leader, has more than 9,000 political and progressive political posters in his collection. He has been collecting posters for the past 20 years and has displayed them in many places around Massachusetts. He has made presentations at the annual conference of the National Council on Public History and on several cable television programs.

He has also visited Cuba several times.

Lewis said organizations in many countries use posters to communicate ideas and messages to their audience. Posters are sometimes used as billboards and pasted on walls, fences and poles throughout the city. Unions sometimes hang posters in the workplace to warn of dangers, to educate benefits, or to inspire action.

A kind of poster art that developed advertised films, both Cuban and films from other countries, including the United States.

Another type of poster art promoted the political ideals of revolutionary activists, Lewis said. Some organizations were involved in production for Cuba in other countries. A number of these are from solidarity committees in support of the Cuban government against the blockade and numerous attempts to destabilize the country and even the assassination of Fidel Castro.

The posters next to the posters show the main identification, the place where the poster was produced, the organization for which it was, English translations (when needed), artist name (where known) and date created (where known))

Posters and photographs were contributed by friends, gathered at conferences, visits to some of the organizations, and connections made through the internet.

For more information, Lewis can be reached by email at [email protected]

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