[African Americana] [Cleaver, Leroy Eldridge]
Wanted by the FBI
FBI Wanted Flyer #447, December 13, 1968. 16 x 10 1/2 in. (406 x 267 mm). Creases from folds when originally mailed to individual postmasters; closed tears along top and bottom edge; small paper loss to top edge.Original FBI Wanted poster for Leroy Eldridge Cleaver, political activist, author, and early leader of the Black Panther Party. Cleaver became a fugitive after assisting in an ambush on Oakland police officers in April 1968, fleeing to Cuba and then Algeria. He returned to the US in 1977.