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Created by:
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, American, 1926 - 1990  Search this
Billy Hollins, American  Search this
Medium:
tin , ink on printing paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 x 6 in. (7.3 x 7.3 x 15.2 cm)
Type:
cans
Place depicted:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968-1977
Description:
An SCLC donation can. The can is made of tin and is wrapped in white paper. The paper has a black and white image of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ralph David Abernathy and text that reads: [I Gave] above an address. There is a slot at the top of the can for the donations.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.41.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56b4e822f-6ed3-44bb-b309-a75c2941a5a4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.41.7