Flier for the Madison County Movement

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Printed by
Madison County Movement, American, founded 1963
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
L x W: 7 1/8 x 8 1/2 in. (18.1 x 21.6 cm)
Type
fliers (printed matter)
Place used
Madison County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date
1966
Description
An off white flier with black type and photocopied handwritten text. The flier is a call to the citizens of Madison County. The flier askes, "What can you do about the tear-gas raid?" and "(1) Black Out for Black Power / (2) Work Stop for Black Power / (3) Register to Vote for Black Power." Typed in the bottom half of the flier is “OUR TAX DOLLARS HELPED TO BUY THAT TEAR-GAS. / DON’T BUY ANYTHING DOWNTOWN. / IF YOU WORK FOR THE WHITE MAN, DON’T GO TO WORK FRIDAY. / HIT THEM WHERE IT HURTS. / WE’VE GONE TOO FAR TO TURN BACK NOW!!! / MADISON COUNTY MOVEMENT.”
Topic
African American
Activism
Business
Civil rights
Communities
Labor
Race discrimination
Race relations
Segregation
Suffrage
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Trumpauer-Mulholland Collection
Object number
2011.109.2
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials
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

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