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Poster supporting the Poor People's Crusade made by the SCLC

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Created by
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957
Subject of
Lowery, Joseph Echols, American, born 1921
Medium
ink on poster board
Dimensions
H x W: 22 x 28 in. (55.9 x 71.1 cm)
Type
political posters
Date
1977-1997
Description
A Southern Christian Leadership Council handmade poster. The front has orange ink on white poster board that reads: [SCLC's / Poor People's Crusade / "Feed The Hungry / Clothe The Naked" / Housing For The / Homeless / Joseph / Lowery / SCLC-President]. The back of the poster has a blue writing that reads: [SCLC's / Poor People's Crusade / The Streets Are / Not [underlined] / A Good].
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil Rights
Housing
Political organizations
Politics (Practical)
Poverty
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.41.2
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
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture