License Plate with the slogan "Stop Busing our Children"

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2 images
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Wallace, George, American, 1919 - 1998
President Richard M. Nixon, American, 1913 - 1994
Medium
metal, ink
Dimensions
H x W x D: 6 1/8 x 12 1/8 x 1/16 in. (15.6 x 30.8 x 0.2 cm)
Type
license plates
Date
ca. 1971
Description
A white license plate with black text. On the left is an illustration of George Wallace with a black and white photograph of his head superimposed on a cartoon body. Wallace is seen holding a yellow, white, and black picket sign with a cartoon image of Richard Nixon. In the lower right corner is a yellow school bus with children seated inside. In between the two images is black text that reads: [STOP busing / our / children].
Topic
African American
Children
Civil Rights
Politics (Practical)
Race relations
Transportation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.159.13
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist 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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