Demonstrators at a PUSH March | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Demonstrators at a PUSH March

Demonstrators at a PUSH March | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Demonstrators at a PUSH (People United to Serve Humanity) March walking around the White House to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the birth of Martin Luther King Jr. In the center, (left to right), are an unknown man, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, unknown woman, Delegate Walter E. Fauntroy and Representative Bella Abzug. The march also supported the proposed Humphrey-Hawkins Full Employment Bill. An estimated 2000 people participated, carrying signs. Some of the signs that people are carrying read: "Silver Rights Now, Jobs for All, Support Hawkins-Humphrey Bill," Give Our Silver Rights Now, House the Poor, Feed the Hungry," and "Inflation, Recession, Unemployment, Under-Employment and Institutionalized Poverty, Is There a Doctor in the House?" A man standing in the foreground on the right is holding a camera.
DESCRIPTION
Demonstrators at a PUSH (People United to Serve Humanity) March walking around the White House to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the birth of Martin Luther King Jr. In the center, (left to right), are an unknown man, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, unknown woman, Delegate Walter E. Fauntroy and Representative Bella Abzug. The march also supported the proposed Humphrey-Hawkins Full Employment Bill. An estimated 2000 people participated, carrying signs. Some of the signs that people are carrying read: "Silver Rights Now, Jobs for All, Support Hawkins-Humphrey Bill," Give Our Silver Rights Now, House the Poor, Feed the Hungry," and "Inflation, Recession, Unemployment, Under-Employment and Institutionalized Poverty, Is There a Doctor in the House?" A man standing in the foreground on the right is holding a camera.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:139511
Creation Date: January 15 1975
Creator Name:Cowan, Rachel
City:Washington
County:
State:District of Columbia
Collection Name:Paul Cowan Papers, 1963-1987
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:M92-316 Box 1 Fldr 3
Original Dimensions:9.875 x 6.625 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Rabbi Rachel Cowan, a civil rights activist and freelance photographer in the 1960s & 1970s, helped found the Jewish healing movement and later ran the Institute for Jewish Spirituality for many years. She was ordained in New York in 1989.
SUBJECTS
Outdoor photography
Women
Demonstrations
Political posters
Signs and signboards
Civil rights
Buildings
Commercial buildings
Public buildings
Organizations
Coats
Eyeglasses
Hats
Central business districts
Cities and towns
Sidewalks
Fences
Cameras
African Americans
Crowds
Men

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