Placard from memorial march reading "HONOR KING: END RACISM!"

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Published by
Allied Printing Trades Council, founded 1911
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Medium
lithographic ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 21 1/2 x 14 in. (54.6 x 35.6 cm)
Type
placards (information artifacts)
Place used
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date
1968
Description
A placard comprised of black ink on white (yellowing) card stock. Text reads [HONOR/ KING: / END/ RACISM!]. There is a small hole at the top where the placard would have been stapled to wood and carried. The back has a series of handwritten numbers on the top center edge.
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Hate crimes
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.57.6
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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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