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.
In 1929, Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in the two-story, Queen Anne style house at 501 Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia. King lived there with his family until 1941. Restoration of the King birth home began in 1974 as part of the National Park Service's plan to establish and administer the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, which includes the birth home, ebenezzer Baptist Church, and the civil rights leader's gravesite.
Local Identifier:
VIS 101.465.006
ahc101465006.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/byd/id/1675
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:
Rights Statement information

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