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

Published by
Allied Printing Trades Council, founded 1911
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Date
1968
On View
Concourse 1, C1 053
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 21 1/2 x 14 in. (54.6 x 35.6 cm)
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.
Place used
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
placards (information artifacts)
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Hate crimes
U.S. 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
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f6e0de3a-c625-435a-b27a-2fd02217c372
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