Placard with "STOP RACISM NOW" message

Commissioned by
National Organization for Women, American, founded 1966
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Date
late 20th century
On View
Concourse 1, C1 053
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
Medium
ink, paper, cardboard
Dimensions
23 × 23 × 1/8 in. (58.4 × 58.4 × 0.3 cm)
Description
A round cardboard placard covered on each side with white paper bearing red text,: [STOP / RACISM / NOW]. The logo of the National Organization for Women forms the "O" in "NOW." The logo features text arranged to form a circle and reads [NOW / NATIONAL / ORGANIZATION / FOR WOMEN]. Centered at the bottom is the Allied Printing Trades Council label flanked by a circled [R] on the left and the number [134] on the right.
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
placards (information artifacts)
Topic
Associations and institutions
Civil rights
Race relations
Resistance
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.14
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e058bb87-2c74-4b19-9fe1-c308fb99048e
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