Lot 203: March on Washington

RR Auction

2015-07-27 11:42:36

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Lot 203: Exceptional grouping of ephemera related to the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963, including: a rare flyer issued by the National Office, one page, 5.5 x 8.25, outlining the goals of the upcoming march and movement as a whole, with prominent organizers of the march listed at the top including Martin Luther King, Jr.; a printed booklet headed 'Songs for the March on Washington, August 28, 1963,' ten pages, 8.5 x 11, providing lyrics to protest songs including 'We Shall Overcome,' 'The Hammer Song,' 'Swing Low Sweet Chariot,' 'This Land Is Your Land,' and 'Blowin in the Wind'; three informational sheets for the Medical Committee for Civil Rights, each one page both sides, 8.5 x 11, listing the day's schedule and various organizational procedures; and a registration form for the Medical Committee, one page, 8.5 x 11, which would have been used by members to RSVP or provide financial support for the march. In overall fine condition. From the collection of Warren Arthur 'Chip' Logan. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458 Wednesday, 12th August 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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