File:March on washington Aug 28 1963.jpg

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This United States Information Agency photograph of the March on Washington, August 28, 1963,.

Source In the Winter 2004, Vol. 36, No. 4 of the National Archives magazine, Prologue, named this image one of its top ten requested images[1]
Author United States Information Agency
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Public domain This work was obtained from the now defunct United States Information Agency. In 1999 the agency was merged into the Bureau of Public Affairs which is part of the United States Department of State. This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States Federal Government under the terms of 17 U.S.C. § 105. UnitedStatesInformationAgency-Seal.svg
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Photograph of Leaders at the Head of the Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. - NARA - 542002.tif (higher resolution)


  1. By Ellen Fried (Winter 2004
    date QS:P,+2004-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P4241,Q40720553
    , Vol. 36, No. 4). From Pearl Harbor to Elvis: Images That Endure. Retrieved on 2007-01-02.

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current02:38, 16 May 2013Thumbnail for version as of 02:38, 16 May 20131,978 × 1,567 (1.49 MB)A Fellow Editor (talk | contribs)Cropped whitespace from borders and removed some of the dust and scratches. Slight adjustment to brightness/contrast level. Increased resolution by working from a NARA source .tif file.
14:43, 10 September 2007Thumbnail for version as of 14:43, 10 September 2007600 × 478 (108 KB)Esemono (talk | contribs){{Information |Description=This United States Information Agency photograph of the March on Washington, August 28, 1963, shows civil rights and union leaders, including Martin Luther King Jr., Joseph L. Rauh Jr., Whitney Young, Roy Wilkins, A. Philip Rand
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