Sign for the Poor People’s Campaign Headquarters

Image for 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
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)
Type
signs
Place used
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1968
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.].
Topic
African American
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
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition
City of Hope: Resurrection City and the 1968 Poor People's Campaign
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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