Marchers in Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, 1963 March on Washington

ID: SIA2011-2223

Creator: Wallace, James

Form/Genre: Object

Date: August 28, 1963

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: August 1983

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Summary

In 1963, free-lance photographer Jim Wallace - later director of the Smithsonian's Office of Printing and Photographic Services - recorded Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, 1963 march on Washington. Wallace's photographs were among those presented in the "March on Washington: The Wind and Fire of a Dream," an exhibit which opened at the National Museum of American History in time for the twentieth anniversary of the march on August 28, 1983. Printed in the "Torch," August 1983.

Subject

King, Martin Luther Jr. 1929-1968

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in "Torch," August 1983.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: August 1983

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • August 28, 1963
  • 20th century

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Anniversaries
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights demonstrations
  • Demonstrations
  • Civil rights
  • History
  • Civil rights movements--History

Place

  • United States
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Object
  • Document

ID Number

SIA2011-2223

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 7.25w x 5h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print

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