Flier for a pre-march Freedom Rally for the Meredith Marchers

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Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Tougaloo College, American, founded 1869
Davis, Sammy Jr., American, 1925 - 1990
Brown, James, American, 1933 - 2006
Simone, Nina, American, 1933 - 2003
Kitt, Eartha, American, 1927 - 2008
Brando, Marlon, American, 1924 - 2004
Lancaster, Burton Stephen "Burt", American, 1913 - 1994
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
L x W: 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type
fliers (printed matter)
Place depicted
Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, Hinds County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date
1966
Description
An off-white flier with black ink that announces a: "Pre-March Freedom Rally" for the Meredith Marchers. The flier states: "Come to Tougaloo Campus Sat., June 25th, 8:00 P.M. to welcome the Meredith Marchers to Jackson". The flier advertises: "See!! / Hear!! / Sammy Davis / James Brown/ Nina Simone / Eartha Kitt / Marlon Brando / Burt Lancaster / and others".
Topic
African American
Activism
Actors
American South
Civil rights
Entertainers
Musicians
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Trumpauer-Mulholland Collection
Object number
2011.109.5
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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