On View
1968 & Beyond Gallery
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
Created by
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Rev. Abernathy, Ralph David, American, 1926 - 1990
Hollins, Billy, American
Date
1968-1977
Medium
tin , ink on printing paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 x 6 in. (7.3 x 7.3 x 15.2 cm)
Description
An SCLC donation can. The can is made of tin and is wrapped in white paper. The paper has a black and white image of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ralph David Abernathy and text that reads: [I Gave] above an address. There is a slot at the top of the can for the donations.
Place depicted
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
cans
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.41.7
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56b4e822f-6ed3-44bb-b309-a75c2941a5a4

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