Flier for "Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom" meeting at Enon Baptist Church

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Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Enon Baptist Church, American, founded ca. 1889
Rev. Kilgore, Thomas, American, 1913 - 1998
Dr. Licorish, David Nathaniel, Barbadian American, 1904 - 1999
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 13 1/8 × 8 in. (33.3 × 20.3 cm)
Type
ephemera
fliers (printed matter)
Place made
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1957
Description
Flier for a meeting in Baltimore for the “Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom.” The yellowed flier has black printed text. The top of the flier reads [ON TO WASHINGTON - / JOIN THE / PRAYER PILGRIMAGE FOR FREEDOM / to WASHINGTON, D.C. MAY 17th, 1957]. Larger text below a line break reads [MASS MEETING / Tuesday, May 14, - 8 p.m.]. The location for the meeting is listed as Enon Baptist Church where attendees will [Hear the National Director, Dr. Thomas Kilgore Jr. / of New York City and Dr. David Licorish.] There is contact information for Rev. Luke G. Reynolds and Rev. Theodore Jackson. There are four (4) churches listed at the bottom where busses will depart for Washington, D.C. The round trip fare is $1.25. Printer information for [Wells Printers, 601-03 Dolphin Street, VErnon [sic]] is in small text at the bottom. The back is blank.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Communication
Freedom
Religious groups
Segregation
United States--History--1953-1961
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Stokes/Washington Family
Object number
2017.14.11
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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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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