T-shirt stating "All Roads Lead to Washington, DC", worn at MMM 20th Anniversary

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Manufactured by
Delta Apparel Inc., American, founded 2000
Subject of
Million Man March, American, founded 1995
Medium
ink on cotton
Dimensions
H x W: 30 1/2 × 36 1/2 in. (77.5 × 92.7 cm)
Type
T-shirts
Place collected
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
2015
Description
A royal blue "20th Anniversary" t-shirt.
At the top in the center it reads [20TH ANNIVERSARY] in white text with a black outline and a yellow outline. Below that there is a rectangular color photo of thousands of people standing on the National Mall with the Washington monument in the background. Below the photo it reads [MMM] in thick, bold text. The three (3) letters have the image of a waving American flag inside. The letters do not have an outline. On top of the "MMM" it reads [ALL ROADS LEAD TO/ WASHINGTON, DC] with the top line in thin black text with a white outline and a yellow outline, and the bottom line in bold white text with a black outline and a yellow outline. Below the "MMM" There is a greyscale rectangular photo of people with their fists raised in front of the US Capitol building. The top of the Capitol extends out of the rectangle and covers part of the middle "M". Over the photo it reads [MILLION MAN MARCH] in bold white text with a black outline. Below the photo in the center it reads [OCTOBER 10 2015] in thin black text with a white outline and a yellow outline.
The back of the shirt is solid blue.
There are two (2) white tags inside of the t-shirt near the neckline. The tag on top is shorter. It has a navy triangle with a red circle around it. Above the triangle and inside the circle it reads [DELTA] in navy. Cutting through the middle of the circle and the triangle there is text which reads [PRO WEIGHT ®]. The tag below is longer. It reads [100% PRESHRUNK COTTON/ADULT ADULTO ADULTE/MADE IN HONDURAS]. Above "100% Preshrunk Cotton" the tag has [100% PRESHRUNK COTTON/MADE IN HONDURAS] typed in two different languages. Below "Made in Honduras" at the bottom there is a chart with six (6) rectangles. In the top three (3) rectangles are the words "SIZE", "TALLA", and "TAILLE". The bottom three (3) rectangles say "XL", "XG", and "TG". The back of the longer tag has laundry instructions printed on it.
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Clothing and dress
Justice
Local and regional
Men
Race relations
Social reform
United States--History--2001-
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.251.11
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Million Man March Anniversary Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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