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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, American, founded 1963  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with pressure-sensitive tape
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 1/16 × 16 7/16 in. (25.5 × 41.7 cm)
Type:
pennants
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 28, 1963
Description:
A paper pennant from The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, August 28, 1963. The pennant is triangular in shape with a red, white and blue American flag design. The left side of the pennant is a blue, trapezoidal-shaped field with white block text that reads, [We Shall Overcome] printed vertically. The text is bordered by a box of white, five-pointed stars. The field on the right is red and white striped triangle with blue text in varying fonts that reads, [I MARCHED / FOR EQUALITY IN THE / FREEDOM PARADE / AUGUST 28, 1963 / WASHINGTON, D.C.] above two blue stars. There is an inscription in pencil on the back of the pennant.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Politics  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:
2016.90.6
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
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5799355e1-928f-4af7-8323-b5adb516141d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.90.6