March on Washington: What They Wore

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

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March on Washington attendees gathered with their hair laid.

Sharp Suits

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These notable civil rights leaders — among them, from left, the National Urban League’s Whitney Young, the NAACP’s Roy Wilkins, March on Washington organizer A. Philip Randolph, labor leader Walter Reuther and march planner Arnold Aronson — were spruced in three-piece ensembles.

All About the Brim

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American singer Marian Anderson, wearing a dapper headdress, performs during the gathering.