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[Group portrait of Whitney Young, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Walter Reuther, and Rev. Eugene Carson Blake with heads bowed in prayer on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial at the March on Washington] [graphic].

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Creator:Yette, Samuel F., photographer.
Title:[Group portrait of Whitney Young, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Walter Reuther, and Rev. Eugene Carson Blake with heads bowed in prayer on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial at the March on Washington] [graphic].
Date:1963 Aug. 28
Description:

Title devised by Library staff.

Photographer credit: Photograph by Samuel F. Yette; (c) Cottage Books, P.O. Box 2071, Silver Spring, MD 20915 (301) 649-5123.

On postcard verso: Strong men -- "Dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal" four leaders of "The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom" bowed in prayer before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave historic "I Have a Dream" speech at Lincoln Memorial, in Washington, August 28, 1963. They are: Whitney Young, Jr., Exec. Dir., Nat'l Urban League; Dr. King, Pres., Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Walter Reuther, Pres., United Auto Workers; and the Rev. Eugene Carson Blake, Vice Chr., Nat'l Council of Churches.

Types:Photographic postcards1960-1970.gmgpc | Photomechanical printsColor1960-1970.gmgpc | Portrait photographs1960-1970.gmgpc | Group portraits1960-1970.gmgpc | StillImage
Subjects:Young, Whitney M. | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 | Blake, Eugene Carson, 1906-1985 | March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871
Collection:Rosa Parks Papers
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress
Persistent Link to Item:http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.48794