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Memories of the March

Edith Lee-Payne Discovers She’s the Girl in a Famous Photo


Detroiter Edith Lee-Payne attended the March on Washington with her mother on her 12th birthday. Although Edith doesn’t recall having her photo taken at the event, a picture of her holding a banner became an iconic image from the march. It wasn't until 2008 that Edith found out about the photo and how it has been used countless times in history publications, textbooks and documentaries.

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Memories of the March

Walt Shepperd Remembers the March

Walt Shepperd recalls the comradeship and bi-racial approach to the March on Washington.


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Dale Tussing Remembers the March

Dale Tussing, Emeritus Professor at Syracuse University, remembers a fantastic atmosphere.


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A Daughter Left at Home Marches On

The daughter of a NC speaker at the March honors her father's civil rights legacy.


Memories of the March

Col. Nathan Thomas Marches On

Col. Nathan Thomas rode a bus for four days to attend the March on Washington.


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