Sep 29, 2022 - Sale 2615

Sale 2615 - Lot 48

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(CIVIL RIGHTS.) An Appeal to You . . . to March on Washington. Printed handbill, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, with additional inked stamp of Chicago committee office; unrelated pencil notes on verso, minimal wear. New York, 1963

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A call to join the March on Washington, in an appeal from Martin Luther King, John Lewis, and 8 other march organizers. It lays out the demands of the marchers and directs them: "You can get information on how to go to Washington by calling civil rights organizations, religious organizations, trade unions, fraternal organizations and youth groups." This was printed in New York but distributed in Chicago, demonstrating the national reach of the event.