August 30, 1963. Washington, D.C. - (NLC) Signs were still being put together just before one Lutheran group massed to march in the civil rights demonstration in the nation's capital on Aug. 28. From left to right are: the Rev. Ralph e. Wiechmann, pastor of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Springfield, Va., who is secretary of the all-Lutheran ministerial association of metropolitan Washington; Robert P. Cook, a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Franconia, Va., who is a freshman student at Concordia College, Bronxville, New York; and the Rev. Don Prange, pastor of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. For additional details see NLC News Bureau Release 63-104, dated 8/30/63, story headed: "Many Lutherans Marched in Civil Rights Trek."
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