Placard stating "HONOR KING: END RACISM" carried in 1968 Memphis March

Printed by
Unidentified
Used by
Schmidt, Arthur J., American
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Allied Printing Trades Council, founded 1911
Date
1968
Medium
ink on poster board
Dimensions
H x W x D: 21 1/2 × 14 1/8 in. (54.6 × 35.9 cm)
Description
A white poster with black lettering used by Arthur J. Schmidt during the 1968 Memphis March. The poster reads "HONOR KING: END RACISM." A small Allied Printing Trades union bug is stamped on the bottom of the front of the poster at center in black ink. The back of the poster is blank.
Place used
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Type
placards (information artifacts)
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Race relations
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Arthur J. "Bud" Schmidt
Object number
2017.71.5
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fecdeb9a-2273-464a-8193-a2cb0f0f3280
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