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Excerpts from the March on Washington, part 1

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Title:Excerpts from the March on Washington, part 1
Date:1941-1964
Description:

The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech dominates popular history of the August 1963 March on Washington, but the day was full of speakers and performers. This audio compilation captures the voices of A. Philip Randolph, Ralph Abernathy, Roy Wilkins, Walter Reuther, Ralph Bunche, and Daisy Bates.

Includes a background essay, discussion questions, and alignments to teaching standards.

Major funding for this project is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Institute.

Grade range: 6-12.

A transcript of an interview.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Instructional materials | Teaching guides | Resource units | Sound recordings | Speeches
Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 | Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 | Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 | Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981 | Farmer, James, 1920- | Lewis, John, 1940 Feb. 21- | Young, Whitney M. | Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 | Bates, Daisy | Nash, Diane, 1938- | Richardson, Gloria, 1922- | Lee, Herbert, Mrs. | Evers-Williams, Myrlie | Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 | Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971 | Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 | Protest marches--Washington (D.C.) | Civil rights demonstrations--Washington (D.C.) | African Americans--Washington (D.C.) | African American civil rights workers | African American pacifists | African Americans--Civil rights | African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc. | African Americans--Violence against | Civil rights movements--United States | Discrimination in employment--Law and legislation--United States | Nonviolence--United States | Social justice--United States | United States--Social conditions | United States--Race relations | United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964 | March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963 | Poverty--United States | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Washington (D.C.)
Collection:Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Special Collection
Institution:WGBH Educational Foundation
Contributors:Teacher's Domain Civil Rights Special Collection | WGBH Educational Foundation | Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889- | Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 | Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981 | Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971 | Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 | Bates, Daisy
Online Publisher:[Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Educational Foundation | 2002/2008
Rights and Usage:

The Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Collection is a collaborative production of WGBH Education Productions, the WGBH Media Library, and WGBH Interactive, in partnership with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Washington University in St. Louis.

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Forms part of: Teacher's Domain Civil Right Special Collection.

A Quicktime player may be needed for the audio interview.

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.teachersdomain.org/resources/iml04/soc/ush/civil/mow1/