Image ID
ICHi-078984
Headline
March on Washington
Date Depicted
August 28, 1963
Date Created
August 28, 1963
Creator
Haun, Declan, 1937-1994
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
black-and-white negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2016, all rights reserved
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-078984; Declan Haun, photographer
Inventory Number
2002.98
Storage Location
Declan Haun collection of visual materials: Series II, Box 2, Folder 18, 63.163
Acquisition Source
Gift of the estate of Declan Haun
Horizon Bib. No.
145545
Max Pixels - Height
4695
Max Pixels - Width
3149
KEYWORDS
63-163_008.tif
i78984.tif
African Americans
civil rights
march on washington

A man carrying a poem written on slats of wood at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., August 28, 1963. The poem is about the life of Matyr Medgar Evers.

A man carrying a poem written on slats of wood at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., August 28, 1963. The poem is about the life of Matyr Medgar Evers.