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Published by:
Allied Printing Trades Council, founded 1911  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 21 1/2 x 14 in. (54.6 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
placards (information artifacts)
Place used:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Description:
A placard comprised of black ink on white (yellowing) card stock. Text reads [HONOR/ KING: / END/ RACISM!]. There is a small hole at the top where the placard would have been stapled to wood and carried. The back has a series of handwritten numbers on the top center edge.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Hate crimes  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and 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/fd5f6e0de3a-c625-435a-b27a-2fd02217c372
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.6