Smash Jim Crow - New 3rd Party Headquarters, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, 1948
Joe Schwartz, Folk Photography: Poems I've Never Written (2000), 112.
A black-and-white photograph of a meeting outside the offices of the American Labor Party. Men and women stand and talk to each other or look towards the camera. The office marquee loudly supports the Progressive Party ticket of Henry Wallace and Glen Taylor. It also lists endorsed candidates for the positions of state senate, city court, assembly, and the county court.
An Esterbrook pen with an Esterbrook 2668 nib. The pen has a black plastic grip and a clear plastic body, with [THE PRESIDENT- THE WHITE HOUSE] printed in white ink. [ESTERBROOK] and [MADE IN U.S.A.] are imprinted on the black pen grip. Type reading: [ESTERBROOK / 2668 / MADE IN USA] is imprinted on the nib. The pen was one of the pens President Lyndon B. Johnson used to sign the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Round pin-back button depicting a black and a white hand clasped together. This is a white button with black text. In the center is a graphic of two hands shaking, one black, one white. The top half of the button is large, black text that reads "AUG. 28/ MARCH ON/ WASHINGTON." Below the graphic, following the circumference of the button's edge in black, block text reads "FOR JOBS AND FREEDOM."
Program from the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom at the Lincoln Memorial. The program is a single page folded in half to create a booklet. The top of the front page has the march title and date in large black letters underlined by a black decorative border. It reads "MARCH ON WASHINGTON/ FOR JOBS AND FREEDOM/ AUGUST 28, 1963." Below the line is the program title in large black block print "LINCOLN MEMORIAL PROGRAM." Below the program title are two columns of text. The column on the left lists the kind of events during the program and the column on the right lists who is participating in the given event and their affiliation. At the bottom center is bold, black text that reads "WE SHALL OVERCOME."
Inside, on the left hand page is an essay, in black print, of the aspirations and goals of the march. Under the essay are the names and affiliations of the movement leaders and supporters. On the right hand page is a formal list of demands of the movement.
The back page is a map of part of the National Mall. It shows the marcher's route, beginning at the Washington Monument and around the reflecting pool to the Lincoln Memorial. It also shows three zones for bus parking for the marchers.