Americans gathered in large numbers for the Civil Rights march in Washington DC, known as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. They are seen gathered at the Lincoln Memorial following the speech by Martin Luther King Jr. People hold flags in their hands. They hold their hands together and sing "We Shall Overcome". Organizers begin taking down chairs as the crowd is departing the Lincoln Memorial grounds. A young woman takes photographs of the people. They hold boards and placards in hands. People sit along the sides of the Reflecting Pool near the memorial. They talk amongst themselves and soak their feet in the water. A man in a Queens College sweatshirt walks and talks with a friend. At another location, A. Philip Randolph addresses reporters and speaks about the success of the march. Roy Wilkins and Walter Reuther stand beside him, and John Lewis is behind him. Night view of the city. People returning home from the March. People sleep in buses.
Presidential inauguration ceremony of U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy in Washington DC. A building decorated with flags. A large crowd of spectators gathered on streets. A military band plays and marches on streets. Troops march holding rifles. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, former U.S. President Harry S. Truman and Major General Harry H. Vaughan seated in their car move through streets for the Presidential inauguration ceremony. Troops march holding flags. Civilians gathered cheer the marching troops. United States Secretary of State David Dean Rusk seated in a car.
Earth Day. Civilians protest a march against highway lobby and freeways in Washington DC. A large crowd of civilians marches through streets holding banners which read 'Highway lobby, polluters and plunderers'. Buildings in the background. The civilians protest march against Highway Lobby and Freeways. Children also participate in the protest march.
New recruit SPARS (United States Coast Guard Women's Reserve ) arrive at Benjamin Lincoln Hall in the Coast Guard Training Center, Yorktown, Virginia. The women in casual dress along with their luggage enter the buildingl. The girls march and is guided by a SPARS officer. The girls wearing CG (Coast Guard) uniform march in a squad. The girls marching on a road. Their feet are shown as they march. A woman seated at a desk talks. The SPARS attend a class. The SPARS seated at a table write. A SPARS officer stand at a podium in the background. A view of the SPARS seated at a table in the classroom.
German prisoners are marched near Braunau am Inn, Austria during World War II. Thousands of German prisoners march across a field. They march under the guard of U.S. 80th Division. Civilians watch as the prisoners march. Trees along a street. Military vehicles parked on the street.
The background of World War II. German teacher teaches young boys and girls in a classroom. Children sing in praise of Adolf Hitler and give Nazi salute. Picture of Hitler with the Nazi flag. Italian children in uniforms at school salute images of Benito Mussolini. Young Japanese boy children are led in a Bonzai cheer by a military instructor in Japan. German Hitler Youth play drums and trumpets in a band during a rally. German boys in the band march with drums as others stand by. In Japan, view of young Japanese boys in military uniforms marching beside drill instructors. In Italy a group of Italian boys in miltary uniform march in a parade. A very young toddler boy stands in uniform and raises his left hand in a fascist salute, but is corrected by a nearby adult who helps him to raise his right hand instead. Pairs of Italian boys and girls salute each other with raised fascist salutes. Italian youth in military uniforms march in front of the Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II in Rome (the Altare della Patria also known as the Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II or Il Vittoriano).