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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
George Wallace, American, 1919 - 1998  Search this
President Richard M. Nixon, American, 1913 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
metal, ink
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 1/8 x 12 1/8 x 1/16 in. (15.6 x 30.8 x 0.2 cm)
Type:
license plates
Date:
ca. 1971
Description:
A white license plate with black text. On the left is an illustration of George Wallace with a black and white photograph of his head superimposed on a cartoon body. Wallace is seen holding a yellow, white, and black picket sign with a cartoon image of Richard Nixon. In the lower right corner is a yellow school bus with children seated inside. In between the two images is black text that reads: [STOP busing / our / children].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.159.13
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
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/fd533970fc4-262b-421a-8c1a-1b8ae6d2b439
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.159.13