Tag Archives: Washington D.C.

Memorial Day

Danny Lyon, Memorial day run, Milwaukee, 1966 (2009.93.52) Danny Lyon, Memorial Day run, Milwaukee, 1965-66 (2010.3.11) Toby Old, Memorial Day, Washington, D.C., 1989 (75.1995)

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Martin Luther King, Jr. 50 years ago

Paul Schutzer, [Martin Luther King Jr. addressing Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.], May 17, 1957 (1808.2005) Fifty years after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, his speech “I Have a Dream” continues to powerfully resonate: … Continue reading

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Jill Freedman: Resurrection City

Jill Freedman, Chester, Washington D.C., from “Resurrection City,” 1968 (143.1981.k) Jill Freedman, Addla Thompson, Poor People’s Campaign, Washington D.C., from “Resurrection City,” 1968 (143.1981.l) Jill Freedman, “Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me ‘Round, Poor People’s Campaign, Washington D.C.,” from “Resurrection … Continue reading

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Marching (“to demand equality for all humans”)

Michael Rougier, Women in Budapest march in honor of men who died fighting communists, 1956 (1906.2005) Charles Moore, [March on Washington], August 28, 1963 (178.1991) Bruce Davidson, [At the end of the march, crowds gather outside of the Alabama State … Continue reading

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A Story of Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson Performs On The Steps Of The Lincoln Memorial, With An Introduction By Harold Ickes, April 9, 1939, from archive.org. Solomon Hurok (1888-1974), [Marian Anderson souvenir program], ca. 1939 (2008.71.1) Solomon Hurok (1888-1974), [Marian Anderson souvenir program], ca. 1939 … Continue reading

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51st Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Unidentified Photographer, [March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom], August 28, 1963 (2010.81.138) Unidentified Photographer, [March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom], August 28, 1963 (2010.81.136) Unidentified Photographer, [March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom], August 28, 1963 (2010.81.143) Unidentified … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown

Weegee, [Baby elephant a top of Capitol, Washington, D.C.], ca. 1960 (3041.1993)

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