Martin Luther King, Jr., waves to “March on Washington”...
Share the History Love... Civil rights leader Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. waves to supporters on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., during the “March on Washington,” on August 28, 1963. King said the march was “the greatest demonstration of freedom in the history of the United States.” Share the History Love... [...]
KKK members carrying placards, 1964
Share the History Love... Several Ku Klux Klan members, most in white robes and unmasked hoods, carry placards stating: “Please stay out, Negroes and Whites mix here” in 1964. Share the History Love... [...]
LBJ with civil rights leaders in the White House, 1964
Share the History Love... In this January 18, 1964 photo, President Lyndon B. Johnson, right, talks with civil rights leaders in his White House office in Washington. The leaders, from left, are, Roy Wilkins, executive secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); James Farmer, national director of the Committee on [...]
Lou Hoover passing out food baskets & toys, 1930
Share the History Love... Lou Hoover passing out food baskets and toys to children of families impoverished by the Great Depression at Washington’s Central Union Mission. Share the History Love... [...]
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