Student Discovery Seminar: Martin Luther King, Jr. & the March on Washington: Looking Back Fifty Years

6:00 pm on Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Contact Name:
Christopher Gately
Join the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center as we examine Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his role in 1963's March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, which was one of the largest political rallies for human rights in United States history and the location for Dr. King's famous "I Have a Dream" Speech. Hold original material from Dr. King's archive including speech transcripts and correspondence. Examine photographs, newspaper articles and interviews from the march. Experience the behind the scenes workings of one of the most important days in US civil rights history.