Martin Luther King Center Press Conference

Collection:
Boyd Lewis Photographs
Title:
Martin Luther King Center Press Conference
Creator:
Lewis, Boyd, 1944-
Date of Original:
1969/1989
Subject:
Race relations--Georgia--Atlanta
Nonviolence
Press conferences
African Americans--1970-1980
Women--1970-1980
Civil rights leaders--Georgia--Atlanta
Activists--Georgia--Atlanta
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Portraits
Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of civil rights activist Coretta Scott King (center), flanked by unidentified individuals, announcing a grant given to the King Center by the United State Army to teach non-violence to Army race relations officers, at the King Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
Coretta Scott King (1927-2006), the wife of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was a Civil Rights activist who worked alongside her husband to promote nonviolent social change in race relations in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s. After her husband's assassination, she founded the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Change in Atlanta in 1968.
Local Identifier:
VIS 101.465.005
ahc101465005.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/byd/id/1635
Extent:
35 mm black and white negative
Original Collection:
MSS 602, Boyd Lewis Papers, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
Rights:

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