Sweatshirt depicting the Million Man March

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4 images
Owned by
Dorie Ann Ladner, American, born 1942
Medium
printing ink on cotton (fiber) and polyester
Dimensions
H x W: 27 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. (69.9 x 57.2 cm)
Type
sweat shirts
Place depicted
National Mall, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1995
Description
An off-white sweatshirt with large black and white image on the front. The image features the United States Capitol's dome, the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial in the background from left to right respectively. Behind the Capitol's dome is an American flag. Black outline text above the monuments reads: [MILLION MAN MARCH]. Along the bottom half of the image, in the foreground, are portraits of four men in various styles of clothing and dress. Along the bottom of the image is additional text, also in black outline: [ON WASHINGTON DC OCT.16]. At the nape of the neck is a tag of two columns of text. On the left is the size [L/ADULT] and on the right is the manufacturer information: [Made in U.S.A./90% Cotton/10% Polyester/ (illegible)].
Topic
African American
Activism
Clothing and dress
Identity
Local and regional
Men
Race discrimination
Social reform
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dorie Ann Ladner
Object number
2013.191
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
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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