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NAACP Register and Vote

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09623 Author/Creator: NAACP Place Written: Detroit, Michigan Type: Poster Date: 1965 Pagination: 1 poster ; 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09623 Author/Creator: NAACP Place Written: Detroit, Michigan Type: Poster Date: 1965 Pagination: 1 poster ; 28 x 21.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One poster entitled, "Register and Vote," dated 1965. Front lists days, times, and locations of voter registration with a bullet point list of reasons citizens must register, indicating "All You Need Is Some Identification--Such As A Utility Bill or Driver's License". Reverse contains photos of Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner with the text "These Men Are Martys To the Cause of FREEDOM!" and "In June, 1964 they lost their lives for the RIGHT to REGISTER and VOTE".

People: Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964
Chaney, James, 1943-1964
Schwerner, Michael, 1939-1964

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: ElectionCivil Rights MovementCivil RightsKu Klux KlanDeathLynchingVoting Rights

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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