Placard from March on Washington "WE DEMAND AN END TO POLICE BRUTALITY NOW"
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- Created by
- Used by
- Dr. Samuel Y. Edgerton Jr., American, 1926 - 2021
- Subject of
- March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, American, founded 1963
- Cardboard placard with an off-white background and red and white lettering. Overall text reads "We demand an end to police brutality now!" In the upper portion of the placard is a large red swath of color with white text within that reads “WE/ DEMAND." Below is red lettering in a font that mimics handwritten text that reads "AN END/ TO/ POLICE/ BRUTALITY/ NOW!" All the text is centered down the middle.
- Credit Line
- Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Samuel Y. Edgerton
- August 28, 1963
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- No Known Copyright Restrictions
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- placards (information artifacts)
- paint on cardboard
- H x W: 28 3/16 × 22 in. (71.6 × 55.9 cm)
- Place used
- Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
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- National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
- Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
- Civil Rights Movement
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
- African American
- Civil Rights
- Local and regional
- Race discrimination
- Race relations
- United States History
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