Whitney Moore Young Jr., American, 1921 - 1971 Search this
Isaiah M. Minkoff, Polish American, 1901 - 1983 Search this
ink on paper (fiber product)
H x W: 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (21 x 14 cm)
fliers (printed matter)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
A flier promoting the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, produced by the march's National Office. The flier consists of a single sheet printed on one side in black ink on off-white paper. The flier begins with the text [An Appeal to You from] followed by a list of the "Big 10" leaders of the march: Mathew Ahmann, Eugene Carson Blake, James Farmer, Martin Luther King, Jr., John Lewis, Isaiah Minkoff, A. Philip Randolph, Walter Reuther, Roy Wilkins, and Whitney Young. The text then continues [to MARCH on / WASHINGTON / WEDNESDAY AUGUST 28, 1963] and lists the reasons for the march as well as the demands [We demand: - Meaningful Civil Rights Laws / Full and Fair Employment / Massive Federal Works Program / Decent Housing / The Right to Vote / Adequate Integrated Education]. Along the bottom is the address for the National Office of the March in New York. At the bottom left is [Cleveland Robinson / Chairman, Administrative Committee] and to the bottom right is [Bayard Rustin / Deputy Director]. The back of the flier is blank.