March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, American, founded 1963 Search this
ink on paper with pressure-sensitive tape
H x W: 10 1/16 × 16 7/16 in. (25.5 × 41.7 cm)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
August 28, 1963
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.