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Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957  Search this
Owned by:
Kitt E. Kennedy Sr., American, 1916 - 1988  Search this
ink on paper
H x W x D (Closed): 11 × 8 1/2 × 1/4 in. (27.9 × 21.6 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 11 × 17 × 1/4 in. (27.9 × 43.2 × 0.6 cm)
ca. 1962
A softback book titled: [Southern Christian Leadership Conference Citizenship Workbook]. The front cover is black with a white vertical block that runs down the proper right side from the top. The block contains the initials: [S / C / L / C] stacked in black. To the right of the block, the initials’ corresponding words are lined up in white type. Together they read: [SOUTHERN / CHRISTIAN / LEADERSHIP / CONFERENCE]. At the bottom of the cover, centered, white type reads: [Citizenship Workbook]. The interior pages, thirty-two in total, are off-white paper with black type and black-and-white images throughout. The inside of the front cover contains information about SCLC Leadership, Citizenship Education Program leadership, and Voter Registration Project leadership. An off-white tab is stuck between front cover and first interior page. The Foreword contains text from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and a black-and-white image of Dr. King, Dr. C. O. Simpkins and Robert F. Kennedy. There is an envelope adhered between the last interior page and back cover. The back cover has a white rectangular box, centered, with black type that reads: [This book belongs to:]. The rest of the box contains fill in the blanks that include: [Name / Address / City County / State]. Handwritten in pencil in the "Name" blank is: [Kitt].
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
Suffrage  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Fay Allen Kennedy in memory of Kitt E. Kennedy, Sr.
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Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture