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A leaflet from civil rights leaders asking people to march on Washington, August 1963
(Courtesy of the Bayard Rustin Fund, JF Kennedy Library and Museum)

An Appeal to You from

MATHEW AHMANN
EUGENE CARSON BLAKE
JAMES FARMER
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
JOHN LEWIS

ISAIAH MINKOFF
A. PHILIP RANDOLPH
WALTER REUTHER
ROY WILKINS
WHITNEY YOUNG

to MARCH on
WASHINGTON
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 28, 1963

America faces a crisis…
Millions of Negroes are denied freedom…
Millions of citizens, black and white, are unemployed…

We demand   
Meaningful Civil Rights Laws
Full and Fair Employment
Massive Federal Works Program
Decent housing
The Right to Vote
Adequate Integrated Education
 

In your community, groups are mobilizing for the March. You can get information on how to go to Washington by calling civil rights organizations, religious organizations, trade unions, fraternal organizations and youth groups.

170 West 130 Street

National Office-
MARCH ON WASHINGTON
FOR JOBS AND FREEDOM
New York 27

Fl 8-1900

Cleveland Robinson
Chairman, Administrative Committee

Bayard Rustin
Deputy Director