Poster for a mass Memorial for Martin Luther King

Distributed by
Peace and Freedom Party, American, founded 1967
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Date
ca. 1970
On View
Concourse 1, C1 053
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Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 18 15/16 × 12 7/16 in. (48.1 × 31.6 cm)
Description
This poster advertises a memorial for Dr. Martin Luther King. On an off-white background is black text that reads "Mass Memorial/ Noon-Monday Apr 8/ Federal Building/ Golden Gate at Polk St./ We the people honor/ MARTIN/ LUTHER/ KING/ All black political leaders/ must be set free/ now/ Peace & Freedom Movement."
Place used
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Type
posters
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Political organizations
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.16
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56bf50645-f50e-4acf-a2fb-24a53839fdaf
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