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Freedom March on Washington, 1963
On August 28th, 1963, civil rights groups organized a march in Washington, D.C. This material is a collection of official Civil Rights Division documents; public's response; and newspaper accounts of the ‘Freedom March on Washington’.
Civil Rights Division Documents/Public Responses (reel 113)
part1; part2; part3; part4;
part5; part6; part7; part8;
part9; part10;
Newspaper Accounts (reel 113)
part1; part2; part3;

A. Phillip Randolph
Bayard Rustin
President John F. Kennedy
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
John Lewis
James Farmer
Roy Wilkins
Charleston Heston
Rosa Parks
Walter Reuther

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Updated August 6, 2015