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Printed by:
Allied Printing Trades Council, founded 1911  Search this
Used by:
Arthur J. Schmidt, American  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Medium:
ink on poster board
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21 1/2 × 14 1/8 in. (54.6 × 35.9 cm)
Type:
placards (information artifacts)
Place used:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Description:
A white poster with black lettering used by Arthur J. Schmidt during the 1968 Memphis March. The poster reads "HONOR KING: END RACISM." A small allied printing label is stamped on the bottom of the front of the poster at center in black ink. The back of the poster is blank.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Race relations  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Arthur J. "Bud" Schmidt
Object number:
2017.71.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fecdeb9a-2273-464a-8193-a2cb0f0f3280
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.71.5