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Crowd marching with signs during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, DC, August 28, 1963

1963-08-2820.5 x 25.5 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

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Summary:Crowd marching with signs during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, DC, August 28, 1963 This is a photo of a crowd of people during the March on Washington holding signs that read: "End segregated rules in public schools", "We march for first class citizenship", "We demand decent housing now", and "We demand an FEPC law now".
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Washington (D.C.)
Temporal subject: 1961-1970
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Washington
Topical subjects:March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.)
Civil rights movement
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
protest movements
protest posters
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Photographic Prints
  • series Series 1: Subject Files
  • subseries SubSeries 1: Photographs, 1890-1993
  • box Box 9
  • folder Folder 1
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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