Six amazing photos from the 1963 March on Washington

August 28, 2013

1) It was going to be a long day. It was important to pack snacks.

(John A. Kouns)
(John A. Kouns)

2) And to stay cool.

(AP)
(AP)

3. Look at how many people were there.

(Bruce Davidson / Magnum Photos)
(Bruce Davidson / Magnum Photos)

4) Seriously. So many people.

(Everett Collection Inc. / Alamy)
(Everett Collection Inc. / Alamy)

5) No caption needed.


(AFP/Getty Images)

6) What Lincoln saw.

What Lincoln saw. (James K. W. Atherton / UPI)
What Lincoln saw. (James K. W. Atherton / UPI)

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