Poster for a mass Memorial for Martin Luther King

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Distributed by
Peace and Freedom Party, American, founded 1967
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 18 15/16 × 12 7/16 in. (48.1 × 31.6 cm)
Type
posters
Place used
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1970
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."
Topic
African American
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
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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