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Civil rights leaders meet with President John F. Kennedy
Civil rights leaders meet with President John F. Kennedy
Resource Typeimage
TitleCivil rights leaders meet with President John F. Kennedy
Coverage / Year1963
DescriptionPhotograph, b/w
InterpretationCivil rights leaders meet with President John F. Kennedy President Kennedy meets with civil rights leaders following the March on Washington. Left to right (front row): Whitney Young (National Urban League), Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Southern Leadership Conference), Rabbi Joachim Prinz (Chairman, American Jewish Congress), A. Phillip Randolph (March director), President Kennedy, Walter Reuther (Vice-President, AFL-CIO), Roy Wilkins (NAACP) For more information about the March on Washington see images: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his "I Have a Dream" speech; March on Washington. August 1963. For biographical information see image: "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. receives the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize"
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Dream; American Communities in History;
Learning Standards14 Political Systems; 16 History; 18 Social Systems;
Author or CreatorUnknown
SourceAn Album of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Jeanne A. Rowe, 72 p., 1970 (p.37)
Subject / KeywordsKing, Martin Luther, Jr. 1929-1968; United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964; Civil rights; Civil rights movement--United States; Young, Whitney M., 1921-1971; Prinz, Joachim, 1902-; Randolph, A. Phillip, 1889-; Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963; Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970; Wilkins, Roy, 1901-; Civil rights workers--United States; March on Washington
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library;
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