In early 1963 they called publicly for "a massive March on Washington for jobs".
They received help from Amalgamated Clothing Workers unionist Stanley ...
On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 Americans gathered in Washington,
D.C., for a political rally known as the March on Washington for Jobs and
Citation: March on Washington (Program), 08/28/1963; Bayard Rustin Papers;
John F. Kennedy Library; National Archives and Records Administration.
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, held on August 28, 1963 in
Washington, D.C., was a landmark event for the early civil rights movement and is
Joan Baez, at the 1963
Civil Rights March
Image courtesy of United States National Archives and Records Administration.
Modifications © Jone Lewis 2001.
Joan Baez was one of the best-known of the folksingers to come to prominence in the 1960s. More »
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place in Washington, D.C.,
on August 28, 1963. Attended by some 250,000 people, it was the largest ...
On 28 August 1963, more than 200,000 demonstrators took part in the March on
Washington for Jobs and Freedom in the nation's capital. The march was ...
Aug 27, 2003 ... Roughly 250,000 people marched through Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28, 1963.
Called “The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom,” the ...
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A major event in the centuries-long struggle to help Black Americans achieve
equal rights was the 1963 “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.