Flier for the film King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis

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Distributed by
King, Martin Luther Foundation, American
Printed by
Unidentified
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 17 1/4 × 11 1/4 in. (43.8 × 28.6 cm)
Type
fliers (printed matter)
Place collected
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date
1970
Description
Martin Luther King Foundation flier for the film “King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis." The front of the flier features a black and white image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “KING” is printed in bold white text in the top, right corner. The back of the flier features six black and white images down the center with text on each side. The pictures depict images of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a burning bus, a police officer, a large group of people marching, a burning cross and Klansmen, and people morning at King’s funeral. The text are reviews of the movie from various news outlets, awards the movie has won and suggested uses for the film. The flier is yellowed, creased, and torn in several places.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Mass media
Race relations
United States--History--1961-1969
Violence
White supremacy movements
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Arthur J. "Bud" Schmidt
Object number
2017.71.3
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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