Colorize Photos Taken During The Civil Rights Movement In 1963 (20 Pics)

Fifty-seven years ago today, on August 28th, 1963, a whole generation marched on America's capital demanding equal rights and opportunities for black Americans. Today, I'm giving away a set of high-resolution, full-color, colorized images for free on Unsplash—it's the first time ever the public has been able to see them. All of these colorized photographs can now be shared, used, and modified for free under the terms of the Unsplash Licence.

 

Angela Davis, Half-Length Portrait

Angela Davis, Half-Length Portrait
Original black and white negative by Bernard Gotfryd. Taken 1974, United States.

Civil Rights March On Washington
Civil Rights March On Washington
Original black and white negative by Warren K. Leffler. Taken August 28th, 1963, Washington D.C, United States.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And Mathew Ahmann In A Crowd

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And Mathew Ahmann In A Crowd
Original black and white negative by Rowland Scherman. Taken August 28th, 1963, Washington D.C, United States.

Poor People's March At Washington Monument And Lincoln Memorial

Poor People's March At Washington Monument And Lincoln Memorial
Original black and white negative by Warren K. Leffler. Taken June 19th, 1968, Washington D.C, United States.

The View Of The Huge Crowd From The Lincoln Memorial To The Washington Monument During The March On Washington

The View Of The Huge Crowd From The Lincoln Memorial To The Washington Monument During The March On Washington
Original black and white negative by Warren K. Leffler. Taken August 28th, 1963, Washington D.C, United States.

Marchers With Signs At The March On Washington
Marchers With Signs At The March On Washington
Original black and white negative by Marion S. Trikosko. Taken August 28th, 1963, Washington D.C, United States.

Martin Luther King Press Conference
Martin Luther King Press Conference
Original black and white negative by Marion S. Trikosko. Taken August 26th, 1964, Washington D.C, United States.


African American Demonstrators Outside The White House, With Signs "We Demand The Right To Vote, Everywhere" And Signs Protesting Police Brutality Against Civil Rights Demonstrators In Selma, Alabama

African American Demonstrators Outside The White House, With Signs "We Demand The Right To Vote, Everywhere" And Signs Protesting Police Brutality Against Civil Rights Demonstrators In Selma, Alabama
Original black and white negative by Warren K. Leffler. Taken March 12th, 1965, Washington D.C, United States.

John Lewis Speaking At A Meeting Of American Society Of Newspaper Editors, Statler Hilton Hotel, Washington, D.c.
John Lewis Speaking At A Meeting Of American Society Of Newspaper Editors, Statler Hilton Hotel, Washington, D.c.
Original black and white negative by Marion S. Trikosko. Taken April 16th, 1964, Washington D.C, United States.

Young Women With Signs Raised Behind Them At The March On Washington
Young Women With Signs Raised Behind Them At The March On Washington
Original black and white negative by Marion S. Trikosko. Taken August 28th, 1963, Washington D.C, United States.

Demonstrators Marching In The Street Holding Signs During The March On Washington
Demonstrators Marching In The Street Holding Signs During The March On Washington
Original black and white negative by Marion S. Trikosko. Taken August 28th, 1963, Washington D.C, United States.

Negro Voting In Cardoza

Negro Voting In Cardoza
Original black and white negative by Marion S. Trikosko. Taken November 3rd, 1964, Washington D.C, United States.

Core-Sponsored Demonstration At Realtor Office Of Picture Floor Plans, Inc.
Core-Sponsored Demonstration At Realtor Office Of Picture Floor Plans, Inc.
Original black and white negative by the Seattle Police Department. Taken May 4th, 1964, Seattle, Washington State, United States.

Drinking Fountain On The County Courthouse Lawn, Halifax, North Carolina

Drinking Fountain On The County Courthouse Lawn, Halifax, North Carolina
Original black and white negative by John Vachon. Taken April, 1938, Halifax, North Carolina, United States.

Demonstrators Sit, With Their Feet In The Reflecting Pool, During The March On Washington

Demonstrators Sit, With Their Feet In The Reflecting Pool, During The March On Washington
Original black and white negative by Warren K. Leffler. Taken August 28th, 1963, Washington D.C, United States.

Malcolm X Waits At Martin Luther King Press Conference, Head-And-Shoulders Portrait

Malcolm X Waits At Martin Luther King Press Conference, Head-And-Shoulders Portrait
Original black and white negative by Marion S. Trikosko. Taken March 26th, 1964, Washington D.C, United States.

Leaders Of The March Leading Marchers Down The Street

Leaders Of The March Leading Marchers Down The Street
Original black and white negative taken August 28th, 1963, Washington D.C, United States. Photographer unknown.

Thurgood Marshall, Attorney For The Naacp

Thurgood Marshall, Attorney For The Naacp
Original black and white negative by Thomas J. O'Halloran. Taken September 17th, 1957, Washington D.C, United States.

Bus Leaving Near The Washington Monument, After The March On Washington
Bus Leaving Near The Washington Monument, After The March On Washington
Original black and white negative by Marion S. Trikosko. Taken August 28th, 1963, Washington D.C, United States.

Negro Going In Colored Entrance Of Movie House On Saturday Afternoon, Belzoni, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi
Negro Going In Colored Entrance Of Movie House On Saturday Afternoon, Belzoni, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi
Original black and white negative by Marion Post Wolcott. Taken October, 1939, Belzoni, MS, United States.
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