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March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Crowd of marchs at the Lincoln Memorial.], 08/28/1963

Part of March on Washington.

08/28/1963

Crowd of marchers at the Lincoln Memorial at the March for Jobs and Freedom.


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Series
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
Title

Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Crowd of marchs at the Lincoln Memorial.], 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
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
African Americans--Civil rights--Washington (D.C.)--1960-1970
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963
Washington (D.C.)
Locations
Washington, DC
Genres
Event Coverage
Topics
Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Rights Summary

In perpetuity ; Public Domain Rights Holder: NARA

Citation
Chicago: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Crowd of marchs at the Lincoln Memorial.], 08/28/1963,” 08/28/1963, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/I_67F3EB34A4724CCCB0D34BFB5C9F4ECC.
MLA: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Crowd of marchs at the Lincoln Memorial.], 08/28/1963.” 08/28/1963. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/I_67F3EB34A4724CCCB0D34BFB5C9F4ECC>.
APA: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Crowd of marchs at the Lincoln Memorial.], 08/28/1963. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/I_67F3EB34A4724CCCB0D34BFB5C9F4ECC
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