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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
Dr. Joachim Prinz, German American, 1902 - 1988  Search this
A. Philip Randolph, American, 1889 - 1979  Search this
President John F. Kennedy, American, 1917 - 1963  Search this
President Lyndon Baines Johnson, American, 1908 - 1973  Search this
Walter Reuther, American, 1907 - 1970  Search this
H x W: 2235 pixels × 3378 pixels
File size: 21.63 MB
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
August 28, 1963
A black and white image of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson with Rabbi Joachim Prinz, A. Philip Randolph, and Walter Reuther.
The men are pictured standing in the Oval Office. From left to right are Prinz, Randolph, Kennedy, Johnson, and Reuther. The men are all wearing dark suits and ties and the three March organizers are wearing white March on Washington pinback buttons on their lapels.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Judaism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics  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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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