Sign for the Poor People’s Campaign Headquarters

Manufactured by
Unidentified
Used by
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957
Subject of
Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968
Date
1968
Medium
ink on plastic
Dimensions
H x W x D: 29 3/4 × 95 3/4 × 3/16 in. (75.6 × 243.2 × 0.5 cm)
Caption
This sign was used at the Poor People’s Campaign Headquarters building at 14th and U Streets NW, Washington, D.C. in 1968.
Description
A white, plastic sign with black lettering that reads [Poor Peoples Campaign / Headquarters / S.C.L.C.].
Place used
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Type
signs
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Political organizations
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Walter C. Thaxton
Object number
2014.208.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d7e4a835-18f7-4f5b-a898-994958ab0b27