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Photograph by:
Aaron Stanley Tretick, American, 1921 - 1999  Search this
Subject of:
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, American, founded 1963  Search this
H x W: 2571 pixels × 3980 pixels
File size: 29.31 MB
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
August 28, 1963
A color digital image of March on Washington participants, one of whom is taking a photograph.
Captured outdoors on the National Mall, a woman in a pink sweater holding a camera stands to the left while a group of three individuals, two men and a woman, stand together to the right. The woman with the camera holds it up to her face with both hands. She wears a pink sweater over a white shirt, a patterned skirt, and a white hat with pink ribbon. A handbag is held in the crook of her arm. The men both wear dark colored suits and one on the left is lighting a cigarette. The man in the middle holds hands with the second woman on the left, who wears a pale green dress with matching jacket. She has a March on Washington pinback button on her jacket and a black handbag over her forearm. Trees and cars are out of focus in the background.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Labor  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Photography  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kitty Kelley and the Estate of Stanley Tretick
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Stanley Tretick Photography Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Civil Rights Movement
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture