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Ruth Ann Overbeck Capitol Hill History Project

Repository: Capitol Hill Community Foundation

Collection Description (Extant): Memories of the 1963 March on Washington are arriving daily and being posted to our new Memories page. Each story reflects what an individual saw and felt on August 28, 1963, when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made his "I Have a Dream" speech to an unprecedented crowd that had gathered on the Washington Mall.

Since November, the Overbeck oral history project has been accepting online submission of individual stories. We invite anyone who remembers the March to use our online form to submit their memory for posting. Relatives and friends of those who need assistance are welcome to post on the other person's behalf.

Collection URL: http://www.capitolhillhistory.org/memories/your-memories/ External Link

Date(s): 2012-

Digital Status: Yes

Extent: 13 submissions

Language: English

Interviewees: Robert Mobley, Olga Stopher, Luis Granados, Mark Weinheimer, Jane Barrow, Peter Sussman, Ed Langley, Alex Mathews, Thomas Kuchenberg, Rosetta E. Hamm, Warren Hoover, Mary Procter, Judy Bardacke, James Herbert

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