Demonstrators march holding signs and placards at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in Washington DC
Washington DC USA Date:1963, August 28 Duration:3 min 24 sec Sound:Yes
Americans gather to participate in the Civil Rights march in Washington DC known as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. They gather at the Washington Monument grounds. Crowd at demonstration cheers. Ossie Davis speaks on the podium. He tells them it is time to begin the march to the Lincoln Memorial and they start the march. They hold boards and placards in hands. Trees and flags in the background. People sing. Some walk beside the Reflecting Pool. Others walk up Constitution Avenue. Sign for the Brooklyn College NAACP chapter is seen and their marchers go by. Brief view of prominent Civil Rights leaders marching together, including A. Philip Randolph and Roy Wilkins. A child sits on the shoulders of a man and applauds. A loudspeaker on a wooden scaffold structure at the Lincoln Memorial. Marchers arriving at the Lincoln Memorial and assembling for the speeches there. View toward the Lincoln Memorial from the crowd, and from the Lincoln Memorial looking out at the assembling crowd.
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