March on Washington: What They Wore

James Baldwin and Lena Horne were some of the flyest among march-goers.

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(The Root) -- The 1963 March on Washington attendees and supporters were a fly bunch. Here's how they sartorially represented civil rights.

Hipster Chic

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Playwright James Baldwin, center, and friends attend a pro-March on Washington event in Paris, August 1963. Baldwin also joined the marchers in Washington.

Church Fascinators

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Members of the Carmel Presbyterian Church donate money for the 1963 March on Washington.

Righteous Buttons

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Civil rights campaigner Karen House holds up "March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom" buttons.