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Asa Philip Randolph in front of the Lincoln Memorial at the March on Washington, August 28, 1963

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

Alternate title:A. Phillip Randolph
Summary:This is a photo of A. Philip Randolph standing in front of the Lincoln Memorial during the 1963 March on Washington. The March on Washington was part of the Civil Rights Movement. Hundreds of thousands of Americans gathered in Washington, DC to demonstrate the political and social challenges that African Americans face. Martin Luther King Jr. gave the infamous "I Have a Dream" speech during the March. Randolph was a key player in the Civil Rights Movement, American Labor Movement, and socialist political parties.
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, D.C.
Topical subjects:Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.)
Civil rights movements
Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Photographic Prints
  • series Series 1: Subject Files
  • box Box 68
  • folder Folder 9: Exhibits, GMMA
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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