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    Danny Lyon NOW Poster.
    Paper-backed poster
    14" x 22"
    Atlanta, Georgia; circa 1964

    Produced by the Lincoln Lithograph Company and issued by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). A large black and white image by Danny Lyon, depicting unidentified students singing freedom songs at the 1963 March on Washington. This march was when Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

    The SNCC was formed in April 1960 by a group of students, led by Ella Baker, from Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. The group supported numerous civil rights events such as lunch counter sit-ins, freedom rides, and numerous marches. Danny Lyon was the official photographer for the SNCC and participated in almost every major Civil Rights Movement event.

    Condition: Light foxing, with creasing and small tears at the edges. There are a few areas of scuffing. Light soiling is present at the corners, and there is an area of light dampstaining along the right edge.


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    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
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