Martin Luther King Jr. speaking.
Dr. Martin Luther King waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC (Washington Monument in background) during the "March on Washington".
Harry Belafonte Civil Rights March 1963. Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. Close-up view of Actor and Vocalist Harry Belafonte.
Davis Wilkins Civil Rights March 1963. Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Sammy Davis, Jr., actor and performer, with Roy Wilkins, Executive Secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.], 08/28/1963
Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C.[Author James Baldwin and actor Marlon Brando.], 08/28/1963
Selma to Montgomery Marches protesters. The civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965
President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1964 Civil Rights Act as Martin Luther King, Jr., and others, look on.
President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with Civil Rights leaders Martin Luther King, Jr., Whitney Young, James Farmer on 18 January 1964.
Abernathy Children on front line leading the SELMA TO MONTGOMERY MARCH for the RIGHT TO VOTE. Civil Rights Movement Co-Founder Dr. Ralph David Abernathy and his wife Mrs. Juanita Abernathy follow with Dr. and Mrs. Martin Luther King as the Abernathy children march on the front line, leading the SELMA TO MONTGOMERY MARCH in 1965. The Children are Donzaleigh Abernathy in striped sweater, Ralph David Abernathy, 3rd and Juandalynn R. Abernathy in glasses. Name of the white Minister in the photo is unknown.
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King. 1964.
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X meet before a press conference. Both men had come to hear the Senate debate on the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This was the only time the two men ever met; their meeting lasted only one minute.
Martin Luther King Jr. speaking.
Martin Luther King, Jr. shows the medallion he received from Mayor Wagner.
W. E. B. Du Bois (1868 – 1963), co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), in 1918.
Martin Luther King, Jr. 1964. Leaning on a lectern.
President Lyndon B. Johnson and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. meet at the White House, 1966.
March on Washington. Crowds surrounding the Reflecting Pool, during the 1963 March on Washington. *Photo by Warren K. Leffler *Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. U.S. News & World Report Magazine Collection. *Public domain, per http://www.loc.gov/
Photograph of President Ronald Reagan and the Signing Ceremony for Martin Luther King Holiday Legislation in 1983.
Martin Luther King - March on Washington. Dr. Martin Luther King giving his "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington in Washington, D.C., on 28 August 1963.
Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Entertainment: Vocalist Odetta.]
Civil Rights March on Washington, DC - Leaders of the march. Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Leaders of the march (from right to left) Mathew Ahmann, Executive Director of the National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice; (seated with glasses) Cleveland Robinson, Chairman of the Demonstration Committee; (beside Robinson is) A. Philip Randolph, organizer of the demonstration, veteran labor leader who helped to found the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, American Federation of Labor (AFL), and a former vice president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO); (standing behind the two chairs) Rabbi Joachim Prinz, President of the American Jewish Congress; (wearing a bow tie and standing beside Prinz is) Joseph Rauh, Jr, a Washington, DC attorney and civil rights, peace, and union activist; John Lewis, Chairman, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; and Floyd McKissick, National Chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality.]
Rosa Parks police report.
Photograph of Rosa Parks with Dr. Martin Luther King jr. (ca. 1955) Mrs. Rosa Parks altered the negro progress in Montgomery, Alabama, 1955, by the bus boycott she unwillingly began.
Martin Luther King, Jr. displays his Nobel Peace Prize medal received on December 10, 1964 in Oslo.
Coretta Scott King and her husband Martin Luther King in Oslo, Norway on December 9, 1964 where MLK received the Nobel Peace Prize.
Dr. Benjamin Spock (2nd-L), child-care expert, Martin Luther King (C), Father Frederick Reed and Cleveland Robinson, unionist leader, lead a huge March 16, 1967 pacifist rally in New York protesting the United States involvement in the Vietnam war.
Martin Luther KIng (ctr, rt.) and other major American leaders of the civil rights movement (l-r) John Lewis, Whitney Young, Philip Randolph, M. L. King, James Farmer and Roy Wilkins, meet on March 6, 1963 in New York. Meeting was dedicated to the organization of the "March on Washington", held on August 28, 1963 to promote civil rights for Afro-Americans.