“Slowly the tempo rose. By 10, the inpouring was tremendous. This went on for two hours. The great crush of humanity on the monument grounds spilled over…and edged westward like a great lava flow.”
-Joseph A. Loftus, New York Times
~U.S. National Archives document 541998
~U.S. Department of Transportation. Highway History, The Road to Civil Rights. Getting to the March on Washington, August 28, 1963.