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March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Photograph of the Civil Rights March on Washington, 08/28/1963

Part of March on Washington.

08/28/1963

Marchers at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.


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Series
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
Title

Photograph of the Civil Rights March on Washington, 08/28/1963

Series Description

Educational Radio Network coverage of the 8/28/1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom featured an estimated 250,000 peaceful demonstrators walking from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial to hear a political call to arms for economic equality and civil rights for African Americans. Credited with being the final impetus to the passing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the event famously ended with Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech. Series release date: 8/28/1963

Asset Type

Photograph

Media Type

Image

Subjects
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963
Washington (D.C.)
African Americans--Civil rights--Washington (D.C.)--1960-1970
Locations
Washington, DC
Genres
Event Coverage
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
Rights Summary

In perpetuity ; Public Domain Rights Holder: NARA

Citation
Chicago: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Photograph of the Civil Rights March on Washington, 08/28/1963,” 08/28/1963, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/I_40DDF06BC4CA4BA093E5C45837C72C31.
MLA: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Photograph of the Civil Rights March on Washington, 08/28/1963.” 08/28/1963. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/I_40DDF06BC4CA4BA093E5C45837C72C31>.
APA: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Photograph of the Civil Rights March on Washington, 08/28/1963. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/I_40DDF06BC4CA4BA093E5C45837C72C31
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