Program, March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

August 28, 1963, was a day of speeches, songs, prayers, and protest on the National Mall. Organized by civil rights activists and supported by labor unions and religious organizations an estimated 250,000 people gathered together to petition for racial equality.
This program lists the speakers and order of events at the Lincoln Memorial on that historic day.
Currently not on view
Object Name
program leaflet
Date made
King, Jr., Martin Luther
Wilkins, Roy
Fauntroy, Walter
Lewis, John
Randolph, A. Philip
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall, closed: 8 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 13.97 cm
associated place
United States: District of Columbia, The Mall, Lincoln Memorial
United States: District of Columbia
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Government, Politics, and Reform
African American
Civil Rights Movement
See more items in
Political History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of A. Philip Randolph Institute

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