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Freedom Now

Freedom Now

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Description
A "Freedom Now" poster used in the March on Washington in 1963 and in the Meredith March Against Fear in Mississippi in June 1966. James Meredith, a student at the University of Mississippi, was shot by an unknown gunman while marching from Memphis, Tennessee to Jackson, Mississippi to promote black voter registration.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sign
date made
1963
Measurements
overall: 28 1/8 in x 22 in; 71.4375 cm x 55.88 cm
ID Number
PL.270870.21
accession number
270870
catalog number
270870.21
Credit Line
Paul A. Thibodeaux
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Princeton Posters
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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