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
Military officers--United States
Military personnel--United States
Military training--Georgia
Press conferences
Audiences--Georgia--Atlanta
African Americans--1970-1980
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 unidentified United States Army race relations officers at a press conference held by civil rights activist Coretta Scott King (not pictured) to announce a grant given to the King Center by the United State Army to teach non-violence to the race relations officers, at the King Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
The King Center was established in 1968 by Coretta Scott King as a memorial to her husband Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. The mission of the King Center is to be "a living memorial and institutional guardian" to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy.
Local Identifier:
VIS 101.466.001
ahc101466001.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/byd/id/1676
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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