Pioneers in Protest

Produced by
African Methodist Episcopal Church, American, founded 1816
Owned by
Bailey, Jan, American, 1942 - 2010
Recorded by
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Wilkins, Roy, American, 1901 - 1981
A. Philip Randolph Institute, American, founded 1965
Bates, Daisy, American, 1914 - 1999
Medium
ink on paper and cardboard, vinyl
Dimensions
Record: 11 7/8 × 1/16 in. (30.2 × 0.2 cm)
Cover: 12 3/8 × 12 3/8 × 1/8 in. (31.4 × 31.4 × 0.3 cm)
Type
long-playing records
Place captured
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date
1964
Description
Long-playing record and album cover featuring an illustration in black, white, yellow, and purple on the front cover. The illustration is of a group of marchers holding signs similar to those at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963. At the top of the front cover is text in black and purple [The African Methodist Episcopal Church A CIVIL RIGHTS Documentary]. Below the line of text are two (2) columns in the upper half, above the illustration. Left column [PIONEERS/IN PROTEST/Added Commentaries by ROY WILKINS,/Executive Secretary, NAACP/A. PHILLIP RANDOLPH Pres. Brotherhood of Sleeping/Car Porters, Dean of Civil/Rights Activists./DAISEY BATES/Little Rock, Arkansas School/Protest Leader.]. Right column [presents Dr. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR./Excerpts from his appearance at the 37th/GENERAL CONFERENCE, Cincinnati,/Ohio, May 1963./"APOSTLE OF FREEDOM" - The/RICHARD ALLEN Story. A Dramatic/Narration of Our Bethel's Beginning.]. The record feature a blue label on the front and back with white text throughout with the album name and tracks. Side One [THE/AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH/PIONEERS IN PROTEST/A CIVIL RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY/LONG PLAY AME 1A/SIDE 1/with/DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. - FREDERICK O'NEAL/Produced for the/RICHARD ALLEN FOUNDATION INC./(a non-profit Corporation)/by/JOHN D. SILVERA]. Side Two [THE/AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH/PIONEERS IN PROTEST/A CIVIL RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY/LONG PLAY AME 1B/SIDE 2/with/DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. - FREDERICK O'NEAL/Produced for the/RICHARD ALLEN FOUNDATION INC./(a non-profit Corporation)/by/JOHN D. SILVERA].
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Mass media
Politics (Practical)
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.154.13ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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