Marshall Cushing, born Havana, Cuba, 1953. Married, two children.
Librarian, archivist, author, lecturer.
Archival consultant for nonprofit and community organizations.
Archivist and historian, Kaiser Permanente Heritage Resources
Archival consultant, All Of Us Or None collection, Oakland Museum of California
Digital Resources Archivist, Kaiser Permanente Labor-Management Partnership 2005-2011.
Clorox corporate archivist, 2009
Cataloger of Spanish-language posters at UC Berkeley's Bancroft Library, 2004-2006.
Electronic Outreach Librarian at U.C Berkeley's Institute
of Industrial Relations (now IRLE) 2001-2004 .
All Of Us Or None: Social Justice Posters of the San Francisco Bay Area, Heyday, 2012 (author)
Agitate! Educate! Organize! - American Labor Posters, Cornell University Press, 2009 (co-author)
Chinese Posters: Art from the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, Chronicle, 2007 (co-author)
Visions of Peace & Justice: 30 years of political posters from Inkworks Press, 2007 (editor)
Revolucion! Cuban Poster Art, Chronicle Books, 2003 (author)
I present lectures and slideshows on political posters; contact me for details.
am committed to documenting, cataloging, and disseminating socially and
politically significant graphic material which otherwise might be left
behind in the digital
revolution. Docs Populi is my political/artistic
entity, and I am wholly responsible for creating the material at this
"...it is the duty of every good citizen to use all the opportunities, which occur to him,
for preserving documents relating to the history of our country."
-Thomas Jefferson to Hugh P. Taylor, October 4, 1823