1963 March on Washington Ephemera

Title

1963 March on Washington Ephemera

Description

Digital images of the 1963 March on Washington, commemorative button, posters from the march, and letter of original donation to the Williams College Multicultural Center (1993). Donor, Professor Samuel Edgerton, attended the March on Washington as a student. Currently, the posters, button, and letter are in the process of donation to the Smithsonian African American History and Culture Museum (May 2013).

Contributor

Samuel Edgerton Williams College Amos Lawrence Professor of Art, Emeritus.

Items in the 1963 March on Washington Ephemera Collection

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Aug 28 1963: Pamphlet
Pamphlet describing march's agenda and activities.

August 28 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom: Button
Button worn at 1963 March on Washington.

"We March for Peace in our Neighborhood and the World"
Poster used in 1963 March on Washington.

"We March For Jobs For All Now"
Poster used in 1963 March on Washington .

"We Demand an End To Police Brutality"
Poster used in the 1963 March on Washington.