Handbill, "March on Washington, Wednesday August 28," 1963

Summary

This broadside, distributed by the Congress of Racial Equality, encouraged "all Americans" to join the March on Washington on August 28, 1963. This peaceful march, attended by more than 250,000 African-American and white marchers, supported Civil Rights legislation being proposed by President Kennedy. Songs and speeches at this march included Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

This broadside, distributed by the Congress of Racial Equality, encouraged "all Americans" to join the March on Washington on August 28, 1963. This peaceful march, attended by more than 250,000 African-American and white marchers, supported Civil Rights legislation being proposed by President Kennedy. Songs and speeches at this march included Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

Artifact

Broadside (Notice)

Date Made

1963

Subject Date

28 August 1963

Collection Title

Broadside Collection 

With Liberty & Justice For All
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in With Liberty & Justice for All

Object ID

2001.48.10

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 in

Width: 5.5 in

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