The National Archives
Heroes & Villains
King & civil rights
March on Washington
> Source 3
Photo of Martin Luther King at the rally at the Lincoln Memorial, 29 August 1963
Press Association Images
How do you think this photograph might have won more support for Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement?
What elements make this a very "symbolic" photograph?
Does the photo give us any clues about the planning of the march?
Do you think historians would find this photo useful? Explain your answer.