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Poster advertising a concert for Mrs. Coretta Scott King on October 6, 1958

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Created by:
Montgomery Improvement Association, American, founded 1955  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Coretta Scott King, American, 1927 - 2006  Search this
Dr. Ralph Ricardo Simpson, American, born 1933  Search this
Holt Street Baptist Church, American, founded 1909  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with pressure-sensitive tape
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 × 11 in. (35.5 × 27.9 cm)
Type:
posters
Place used:
Montgomery, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 6, 1958
Description:
A poster advertising a concert for Mrs. Coretta Scott King on October 6, 1958. A black-and-white image of Scott King is featured near the top edge of the poster. She is depicted in bust pose, in three-quarters profile looking towards the left edge of the image. She is wearing sleeveless dark dress with a light colored, ruffled neckline. Above the image is black text that reads, [APPEARING IN CONCERT]. Below the image is more black text that reads, [MRS. CORETTA SCOTT KING / National Famous Soprano / MR. RALPH SIMPSON, Accompanist / Monday, October 6, 1958 – 800 p.m. / Holt Street Baptist Church / Sponsored by The / MONTGOMERY IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION / Gen. Adm. $1.00]. There are inscriptions in pencil and black ink on the back of the poster as well as a purple sticky note secured with clear tape.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Classical (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.90.5.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57b66295e-b0b7-44a0-80ad-fd70b3c90af8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.90.5.1