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Lot #295
Civil Rights: March on Washington Handbill and Song Lyrics Packet

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Handbill for the tremendously important March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963, issued by the National Office, one page, 5.5 x 8.25, outlining the goals of the upcoming march and movement as a whole. Among the organizers of the march listed at the top are the especially notable 'Big Six' of Martin Luther King, Jr., James Farmer, John Lewis, Roy Wilkins, A. Philip Randolph, and Whitney Young. Includes a ten-page mimeographed packet of "Songs for the March on Washington," with lyrics to historic anthems and protest songs such as 'We Shall Overcome,' 'This Land Is Your Land,' 'Blowin' in the Wind,' and others. In overall fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring John F. Kennedy
  • Dates: #692 - Ended May 15, 2024