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Published by:
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
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 16 × 11 1/2 in. (40.6 × 29.2 cm)
Type:
journals (periodicals)
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 15, 1968
Description:
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.
Topic:
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
Object number:
2017.76.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© SCLC, Henry Brownlee, Brig Cabe, Bill Mahoney, Fletcher Drake.
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Chicano Movement / El Movimiento
African American - Latinx Solidarity
Poor People's Campaign
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5888ed5a9-779c-4110-b4c0-62089bb3b948
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.76.1