Crowds surrounding the reflecting pool, reaching back to the Washington Monument at the March on Washington for jobs and racial equality

Created by
Davidson, Bruce, American, born 1933
Subject of
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, American, founded 1963
Date
1963
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image (including black border)): 8 13/16 × 13 1/16 in. (22.4 × 33.2 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 15/16 x 14 in. (27.8 x 35.6 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of the crowd at the March on Washington with a view toward the Washington Monument.
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Local and regional
Photography
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.107.5
Restrictions & Rights
© Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51e725ac6-82cf-4874-b5d0-a150bffe6978