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The March on Washington: We Shall Overcome!

Object Details

Date
1963
Created by
Council for United Civil Rights Leadership, American, founded 1963
Recorded by
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Subject of
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, American, founded 1963
Description
The sleeve is white and gold with black, gold, and white text. The label is red with silver text. The album features speeches and music from the March on Washington on August 28, 1963.
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil Rights
Local and regional
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elmer J. Whiting, III
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.17.34ab
Type
record covers
long-playing records
Restrictions & Rights
© 1963 The Council for United Civil Rights Leadership. Permission required for use.
Medium
vinyl , cardboard
Dimensions
H x W (album jacket): 12 3/8 x 12 3/8 in. (31.4 x 31.4 cm)
H x W (disc): 12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd586d4d86b-2433-47b9-9850-b4e8b7af3a38
Record ID
nmaahc_2011.17.34ab

The March on Washington: We Shall Overcome!

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