March On Washington For Jobs And Freedom - Martin Luther King-original Portfolio For Sale
Click Here. Double your traffic. Get Vendio Gallery - Now FREE!MARCH ON WASHINGTON FOR JOBS AND FREEDOM AUGUST 28, 1963Published by the National Urban League, New York, for participants of this great historical day. Only a handful of these portfolio's still exist.Author: LOUIS LO MONACOContents are placed in a paper folder and includes:
LINCOLN MEMORIAL PROGRAM (this was not an actual piece of the portfolio)
TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION with facsimile signatures of: JAMES FARMER, MARTIN LUTHER KING JR., A. PHILIP RANDOLPH, ROY WILLIAMS, WHITNEY M. YOUNG JR., and JOSEPHUS, the last living slave of antebellum America.
5 Original graphic collages by Louis Lo Monaco, who also did the front cover photo.Condition: Folder has very minor wear on the corners and edges and the entire set has a very lightcrease mark down the middle.An EXCELLENT piece of American history!
"This collection of graphic collages has been created specifically as a memento for those who participated in the historic March on Washington for Freedom and Jobs on August 28, 1963. It depicts man's inhumanity, his cruelty to his fellow beings [sic]. This memento, we believe, will inspire us to assert man's decency and goodness through an understanding of anguish" (from the Introduction). Signed in facsimile by the March organizers and leaders including Martin Luther King, Jr., A. Philip Randolph, James Farmer, Whitney M. Young, Jr., and Josephus (the then last-living slave of antebellum America.)rare. while a large number of these fragile portfolios were made up, precious few seem to have survived.OCLC locates only 4 copies including the Library of Congress copy. (OCLC: ONLINE COMPUTER CENTER, Ohio University)
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