Americans gather on grounds of Washington Monument and Joan Baez and Odetta sing in front of Civil Rights marchers
Washington DC USA Date:1963, August 28 Duration:2 min 46 sec Sound:Yes
A large number of Americans gather to participate in the Civil Rights march in Washington DC known as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. People gather at the grounds of the Washington Monument. Singer Joan Baez sings "We Shall Overcome" with a guitar in front of the crowd. People sit with boards and placards. Vehicles parked in the background. Flags in the background and the Washington Monument base visible. Vehicles move on the street including many buses arriving. Singer Odetta (Odetta Holmes) plays a guitar and sings "I'm On My Way". Crowd includes young and old, and black and white. Crowd cheers and applauds.
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