Tommy Smith-John Carlos Thank You - San Jose, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 37° 20.252 W 121° 53.289
10S E 598490 N 4132896
Quick Description: This mural depicts a "Thank You" message to San Jose Olympians Tommy Smith and John Carlos.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/19/2009 1:09:15 AM
Waymark Code: WM61YY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 8

Long Description:
The mural depicts silhouettes of San Jose Olympians Tommy Smith and John Carlos in their raised glove Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympic podium, while standing in a canoe with the words "Thank You" on the side of the canoe. Above the water that the canoe appears in, is a circular design looking like a parachute from the bottom, with the radiating panels of the chute colored in a repeating four color sequence of blue, gray, cream and red. Flying around the parachute design are many birds colored brown, gray and dark blue. Near the edge of the mural are white bell shapes. The mural is not far from San Jose State University, where both athletes went to college.
City: San Jose

Location Name: Side of Bldg of Unique Printing Services, 109 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113

Media: Paint on Brick

Artist: Not listed

Date: Not listed

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

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