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Circular promoting the March on Washington in 1963

Created by:
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
Subject of:
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, American, founded 1963  Search this
James L. Farmer Jr., American, 1920 - 1999  Search this
A. Philip Randolph, American, 1889 - 1979  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Roy Wilkins, American, 1901 - 1981  Search this
John Lewis, American, 1940 - 2020  Search this
Whitney Moore Young Jr., American, 1921 - 1971  Search this
Negro American Labor Council, American, 1960 - 1972  Search this
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957  Search this
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, American, 1960 - 1970s  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
circulars
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1963
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Political organizations  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:
2010.45.6
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
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51904c7ec-4299-4da5-8c67-2d2f69912c1a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.45.6
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Flier for the March on Washington distributed by CORE

Created by:
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Subject of:
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, American, founded 1963  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (21.6 x 14 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1963
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Political organizations  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:
2010.45.8
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
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/fd5d172c6ff-4b62-47d4-9226-9ea69386dfde
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.45.8
Online Media:

Pinback button for a Freedom Ride organized by CORE

Issued by:
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
metal and plastic
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
1961
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Dawn Simon Spears and Alvin Spears, Sr.
Object number:
2011.159.3.25
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd594e5afc4-b68d-471e-85cc-ddf10619cebe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.159.3.25

Pinback button for CORE and Black Power

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
Medium:
metal, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 x 1 x 1/8 in. (2.5 x 2.5 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
ca. 1966
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Black power  Search this
Civil Rights  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:
2012.159.3
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5da4adb4c-433d-4742-b188-1c982631e0b9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.159.3

Pinback button for CORE's Freedom Rides

Created by:
ACE, American  Search this
Subject of:
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
Medium:
metal, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 13/16 x 1 1/2 x 3/16 in. (4.6 x 3.8 x 0.5 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
ca. 1961
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  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:
2012.159.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a86017d9-2b04-48ab-a9b4-4f631d19be7c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.159.9
Online Media:

Sit-in Songs: Songs of the Freedom Riders

Published by:
Dauntless International, American, 1951 - 1966  Search this
Subject of:
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
Medium:
vinyl , ink on paper (fiber product) and cardboard , plastic
Dimensions:
Diameter (disc): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
H x W (cardboard sleeve): 12 3/8 x 12 3/8 in. (31.4 x 31.4 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Date:
1962
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  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:
2012.88.2a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Freedom Riders
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a23374d6-2abd-4e84-ad4a-c2a0cbd69ec3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.88.2a-d
Online Media:

Pinback button for CORE

Manufactured by:
N.G. Slater Corporation, American, founded 1936  Search this
Subject of:
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 × 1 × 1/4 in. (2.5 × 2.5 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
after 1942
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Political organizations  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 T. Rasul Murray
Object number:
2013.68.106
Restrictions & Rights:
Publci domain
See more items in:
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/fd56d5ff2b8-0596-407b-8068-2f5b65e9c4f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.68.106
Online Media:

Pinback button for NYC School boycott

Manufactured by:
AFL-CIO, American, founded 1955  Search this
Subject of:
New York City Department of Education, American, founded 1842  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 1/4 × 1 1/4 × 3/16 in. (3.2 × 3.2 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 3, 1964
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Children  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
Justice  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Segregation  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Youth  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of T. Rasul Murray
Object number:
2013.68.114
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52e69b3e9-9348-4e9b-8858-85f0147fd527
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.68.114
Online Media:

Pinback button for a 1964 March for Democratic Schools

Subject of:
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 5/16 × 1 5/16 × 1/4 in. (3.3 × 3.3 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 18, 1964
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Segregation  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 T. Rasul Murray
Object number:
2013.68.38
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/fd55cf8db59-98b1-48a8-a078-33659438397c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.68.38
Online Media:

Pinback button for the Congress of Racial Equality

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 1/8 × 2 1/8 × 3/16 in. (5.4 × 5.4 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
after 1942
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Identity  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
U.S. History, 1953-1961  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of T. Rasul Murray
Object number:
2013.68.80
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
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/fd5cef006d6-1dbd-4fca-96f4-672b9e9f0330
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.68.80
Online Media:

School Boycott, Woman with "Freedom Now" button

Photograph by:
Frank Espada, Puerto Rican, 1930 - 2014  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1964
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Communities  Search this
Education  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Photography  Search this
Segregation  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center
Object number:
2021.53.27
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Frank Espada
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ba526fb1-ceb8-49ed-a16d-d6ee0164d255
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.53.27
Online Media:

Dr. H. Jack Geiger Oral History Interview

Created by:
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009  Search this
Interview of:
Dr. H. Jack Geiger, American, born 1926  Search this
Interviewed by:
John Dittmer Ph. D., American, born 1939  Search this
Subject of:
Medical Committee for Human Rights, American, founded 1964  Search this
Canada Lee, American, 1907 - 1952  Search this
University of Wisconsin-Madison, American, founded 1848  Search this
United States Merchant Marine, American, founded 1775  Search this
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
American Veterans Committee, American, 1943 - 2008  Search this
Case Western Reserve University, American, founded 1826  Search this
Tufts-Delta Health Center, American, founded 1965  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
Duration: 3 hr., 31 min., 47 sec.
Total: 339.65 GB
Type:
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, United States, North and Central America
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
South Africa, Africa
Date:
March 16, 2013
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
American South  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Military  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Object number:
2011.174.76.1a-j
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture and The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Civil Rights History Project
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59b34ad5e-3df9-4b0b-8e89-aeb592dcfad7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.174.76.1a-j

Mildred Pitts Walter Oral History Interview

Created by:
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009  Search this
Interview of:
Mildred Pitts Walter, born 1922  Search this
Interviewed by:
David P. Cline Ph. D., American, born 1969  Search this
Subject of:
Southern University and A&M College, American, founded 1880  Search this
Earl Walter, American, died 1965  Search this
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
Duration: 1 hr., 31 min., 20 sec.
Total: 139.89 GB
Type:
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected:
San Mateo, California, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Soviet Union, Europe
Date:
March 1, 2013
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Children  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Housing  Search this
Humanitarianism  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 1945-1953  Search this
U.S. History, 1953-1961  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Object number:
2011.174.59.1a-e
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture and The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Civil Rights History Project
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c3287578-990d-44cd-badf-5d696343119b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.174.59.1a-e

Thomas Walter Gaither Oral History Interview

Created by:
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009  Search this
Interview of:
Thomas Walter Gaither Ph. D., American, born 1938  Search this
Interviewed by:
Joseph Mosnier Ph. D.  Search this
Subject of:
Claflin University, American, founded 1869  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
University of Iowa, American, founded 1847  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
Duration: 2 hr., 10 min., 47 sec.
Total: 217.91 GB
Type:
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected:
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Great Falls, Chester County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Hollywood, Browar County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 12, 2011
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
American South  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Object number:
2011.174.43.1a-j
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture and The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Civil Rights History Project
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Freedom Riders
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52e28a9ed-cc75-4c94-97b3-d08082e32a60
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.174.43.1a-j

Myrtle Gonza Glascoe Oral History Interview

Created by:
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009  Search this
Interview of:
Myrtle Gonza Glascoe, American, 1936 - 2019  Search this
Interviewed by:
Dwandalyn R. Reece, American  Search this
Subject of:
Howard University, American, founded 1867  Search this
University of Pennsylvania, American, founded 1740  Search this
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, American, 1960 - 1970s  Search this
Gertrude Newsome Jackson, American, born 1923  Search this
Howard Himmelbaum, American  Search this
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
Avery Research Center, American, founded 1985  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
Duration: 1 hr., 33 min., 35 sec.
Total: 146.28 GB
Type:
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected:
Capitol Heights, Prince George's County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
West Point, Clay County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Phillips County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November 17, 2010
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
American South  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Object number:
2011.174.3.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture and The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Civil Rights History Project
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52bc7d199-6e25-4cc0-a0d9-4696f7a85828
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.174.3.1ab

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