Featured Documents of the Month from the National Archives at Boston
Official Program, March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 28 August 1963, JFK Library, Office of Presidential Libraries,
Organized by civil rights, labor, & religious organizations, 200-300,000 participants attended, 75-80% of them African Americans. Best known for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s delivery of his "I have a dream" speech, the even featured key activists in the peace and freedom movements. For more information, check out ourdocuments.gov.