Soul Force Vol. 1 No. 3

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  • Image for Soul Force Vol. 1 No. 3
  • Image for Soul Force Vol. 1 No. 3
  • Image for Soul Force Vol. 1 No. 3
  • Image for Soul Force Vol. 1 No. 3
  • Image for Soul Force Vol. 1 No. 3
  • Image for Soul Force Vol. 1 No. 3
  • Image for Soul Force Vol. 1 No. 3
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Published by
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957
Subject of
Wiebenson, John Jacob, American, died 2003
Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 16 × 11 1/2 in. (40.6 × 29.2 cm)
Type
journals (periodicals)
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
May 15, 1968
Description
The May 15, 1968 edition of Soul Force, the official journal of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. The cover reads [POOR FOLKS' CAMPAIGN HITS D.C. / YOU CAN HELP / "TO MAKE THIS DREAM A REALITY"] and features an illustration by Henry Brownlee of the faces of five individuals. Stories include "Mule Train Moves Out," about travel to Washington, D.C.; "Poor People's University," about a curriculum developed for college students joining the campaign to educate on issues of poverty; and "Campaña De Los Pobres Proposito," a Spanish-language piece on goals and grievances that the Chicano movement seeks to achieve and address through participation in the Poor People's Campaign. Eight numbered pages.
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Political organizations
Poverty
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Abigail Wiebenson & sons, John, Derek & Sam in honor of John Wiebenson
Object number
2017.76.1
Restrictions & Rights
@ SCLC, Henry Brownlee, Brig Cabe, Bill Mahoney, Fletcher Drake.. Permission required for use.
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition
City of Hope: Resurrection City and the 1968 Poor People's Campaign
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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