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Allied Printing (fl. 1968) Honor King, End Racism

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06125 Author/Creator: Allied Printing (fl. 1968) Place Written: Memphis, Tennessee Type: Broadsides Date: 8 April 1968 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Large black letters printed on white posterboard state "HONOR KING: END RACISM!" Contains strings intended to suspend the poster from a marcher's neck. Poster designed for a march on April 8, 1968, 4 days after Martin Luther King's Jr.'s assassination. Printed by Allied Printing.

People: Allied Printing, fl. 1968.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Keywords/Subjects: African American History, Civil Rights, Reform Movement, Assassinations

Sub Era: The Sixties The Civil Rights Movement