March on Washington
Resolutions of the Massachusetts House of Representatives Endorsing the March on Washington
Many Americans supported the March and believed that such demonstrations were necessary to draw attention to problems and move the conscience of the nation. Citizens, church groups, labor unions, and even state legislative bodies like the Massachusetts House of Representatives voiced their opinions to Congress.
Resolutions of the Massachusetts House of Representatives Endorsing the March on Washington, August 26, 1963; Committee on the Judiciary, Petitions and Memorials Referred to the Committee; Records of the U.S. House of Representatives, Record Group 233; National Archives Building, Washingon, DC; NAID 7479795.