Pennant from The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, August 28, 1963. Creator: Unknown.
The purpose of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was to advocate for the civil and economic rights of African Americans. A paper pennant from The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, August 28, 1963. The pennant is triangular in shape with a red, white and blue American flag design. The left side of the pennant is a blue, trapezoidal-shaped field with white block text that reads, [We Shall Overcome] printed vertically. The text is bordered by a box of white, five-pointed stars. The field on the right is red and white striped triangle with blue text in varying fonts that reads, [I MARCHED / FOR EQUALITY IN THE / FREEDOM PARADE / AUGUST 28, 1963 / WASHINGTON, D.C.] above two blue stars. There is an inscription in pencil on the back of the pennant.
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118,9Mo (4,8Mo) / 69,3cm x 43,0cm / 8183 x 5079 (300dpi)