What a terrific old photo from 1963. This is, of course, the Civil Rights March from August 28th of that year and these gentlemen are standing in the Lincoln Memorial.

Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C.  <br /><figcaption class=[Click here for larger version.][Leaders of the march], 08/28/1963″ src=”http://ghostsofdc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/5658801324_84cf90464f_o.gif” width=”559″ height=”600″ /> Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Leaders of the march], 08/28/1963
Source: U.S. National Archives

Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.