Program, March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1963
referenced
King, Jr., Martin Luther
Wilkins, Roy
Fauntroy, Walter
Lewis, John
Randolph, A. Philip
associated place
United States: District of Columbia, The Mall, Lincoln Memorial
United States: District of Columbia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall, closed: 8 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
PL.321638.02
accession number
321638
catalog number
321638.02
Credit Line
Gift of A. Philip Randolph Institute
subject
African American
Civil Rights Movement
See more items in
Political History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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