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March on Washington, August 28, 1963

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Title:March on Washington, August 28, 1963
Date:1963 Aug. 23

Black-and-white photograph showing a large crowd of both white and African American demonstrators gathered on and around the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the August 28, 1963 March on Washington. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. stands at a podium near the top of the stairs.

Exhibited: African-American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship, Library of Congress, 1998.

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Local identification number: Reproduction number: LC-U9-10360-23 (9-13) (b&w film neg.); (digital file from original negative)

Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.) | March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963 | Civil rights demonstrations--Washington (D.C.) | African Americans--Civil rights | Civil rights--United States | Civil rights workers--United States | Speeches, addresses, etc. | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871
Collection:African American Odyssey
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division
Original Material:

U.S. News and World Report Photograph Collection

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Persistent Link to Item:http://crdl.usg.edu/id:loc_afamodyssey_0913001r
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