An Appeal to March on Washington
A printed appeal "to MARCH on WASHINGTON, Wednesday August 28, 1963." Some of the text reads "American faces a crisis...Millions of Negroes are denied freedom...Millions of citizens, black and white, are unemployed..." The appeal is from Mathew Ahmann, Eugene Carson Blake, James Farmer, Martin Luther King, Jr., John Lewis, Joachim Prinz, A. Philip Randolph, Walter Reuther, Roy Wilkins and Whitney Young. The union "bug" can be seen at the foot. Printed letterpress, black ink on cream paper.
Image ID: 103903
Creation Date: 1963-08
Creator Name: March on Washington For Jobs and Freedom
Collection Name: Social Action Vertical File, circa 1930-2002
Original Format Type: prints, fine-art
Original Format Number: Mss 577, box 27
Original Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.25 inches
Donated by Matt Blessing, State Archivist and Administrator for the Library-Archives, Wisconsin Historical Society.
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