Images of the Week (August 30, 2013)

With the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom occurring this past Wednesday, it was easy to come up with this week’s subject matter. Here are a few of the images found in the series “Miscellaneous Subjects, Staff and Stringer Photographs, 1961 – 1974″ (306-SSM).

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Local Identifier: 306-SSM-4-D-102-15. “Civil Rights March on Washington. Leaders of the march posing in front of the statue of Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln Memorial”, August 28, 1963, Photograph by Rowland Scherman

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Local Identifier: 306-SSM-4-D-107-16 “Civil Rights March on Washington. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking”, August 28, 1963, Photograph by Rowland Scherman

Landscape

Local Identifier: 306-SSM-4-D-80-10 “Civil Rights March on Washington. A wide-angle view of marchers along the mall, showing the Reflecting Pool and the Washington Monument”, 08/28/1963

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Local Identifier: 306-SSM-4-C-61-32 “Photograph of a Young Woman (Edith Lee-Payne) at the Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. with a Banner”, 08/28/1963, Photograph by Rowland Scherman

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Local Identifier: 306-SSM-4-C-54-26 “Civil Rights March on Washington. Former National Baseball League player, Jackie Robinson with his son”, 08/28/1963, Photograph by Rowland Scherman

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Local Identifier: 306-SSM-4-D-99-10 “Civil Rights March on Washington. Author James Baldwin and actor Marlon Brando”, 08/28/1963, Photograph by Rowland Scherman

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