(25418) Civil Rights, Demonstrations, Leaders, 1963

The leaders of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom pose for a photograph at the Lincoln Memorial.

Standing, left to right: Matthew Ahman, executive director of the National Catholic Conference of Interracial Justice; Rabbi Joachim Prinz, president of the American Jewish Congress; John Lewis, chairman of Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee; Dr. Eugene Carson Blake, vice-chairman of the Commission on Religion and Race of the National Council of Churches; Floyd McKissick, author of the Durham Plan; Walter P. Reuther, president of the United Auto Workers; Roy Wilkins, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Seated, left to right: Whitney M. Young, executive director of the Urban League; James Farmer, national director of the Congress on Racial Equality (CORE); A. Philip Randolph, president of the Negro American Labor Council; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)

(25418) Civil Rights, Demonstrations, Leaders, 1963
Jim Yardley