Dr. Samuel Y. Edgerton Jr., American, 1926 - 2021 Search this
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, American, founded 1963 Search this
paint on cardboard
H x W: 28 3/16 × 22 in. (71.6 × 55.9 cm)
placards (information artifacts)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
August 28, 1963
Cardboard placard with an off-white background and red and white lettering. Overall text reads "We demand an end to police brutality now!" In the upper portion of the placard is a large red swath of color with white text within that reads “WE/ DEMAND." Below is red lettering in a font that mimics handwritten text that reads "AN END/ TO/ POLICE/ BRUTALITY/ NOW!" All the text is centered down the middle.