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Handbill for Martin Luther King, Jr. Mass Memorial

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2 images
Created by
Peace and Freedom Party, American, founded 1967
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Dr. Newton, Huey P., American, 1942 - 1989
Medium
lithographic ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 14 x 8 1/2 in. (35.6 x 21.6 cm)
Type
handbills
Place used
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
April 1968
Description
A handbill announcing a Mass Memorial for Martin Luther King, Jr. The announcement features images of Martin Luther King, Jr and Huey P. Newton at the top. Text below gives information about the event and demands made by the activist group.
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Justice
Political organizations
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.127
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Memorabilia and 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

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