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Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957  Search this
Subject of:
John Jacob Wiebenson, American, died 2003  Search this
Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968  Search this
ink on paper (fiber product)
H x W: 16 × 11 1/2 in. (40.6 × 29.2 cm)
journals (periodicals)
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
May 15, 1968
The May 15, 1968 edition of Soul Force, the official journal of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. The cover reads [POOR FOLKS' CAMPAIGN HITS D.C. / YOU CAN HELP / "TO MAKE THIS DREAM A REALITY"] and features an illustration by Henry Brownlee of the faces of five individuals. Stories include "Mule Train Moves Out," about travel to Washington, D.C.; "Poor People's University," about a curriculum developed for college students joining the campaign to educate on issues of poverty; and "Campaña De Los Pobres Proposito," a Spanish-language piece on goals and grievances that the Chicano movement seeks to achieve and address through participation in the Poor People's Campaign. Eight numbered pages.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Poverty  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 Abigail Wiebenson & sons, John, Derek & Sam in honor of John Wiebenson
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Restrictions & Rights:
© SCLC, Henry Brownlee, Brig Cabe, Bill Mahoney, Fletcher Drake.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Civil Rights Movement
Chicano Movement / El Movimiento
African American - Latinx Solidarity
Poor People's Campaign
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National Museum of African American History and Culture