Coretta Scott King

Collection:
Boyd Lewis Photographs
Title:
Coretta Scott King
Creator:
Lewis, Boyd, 1944-
Date of Original:
1969/1989
Subject:
African Americans--1970-1980
Women--1970-1980
Civil rights leaders--Georgia--Atlanta
Hairstyles--1970-1980
Press conferences
Microphone
Clothing and dress--1970-1980
Labor leaders--Georgia--Atlanta
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of an unidentified organized labor leader (left) and Coretta Scott King (right), the widow of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., announcing plans for a January 15th birthday observance for her late husband, 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 101.473.005
ahc101473005.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/byd/id/1788
Rights Holder:
This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U. S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Extent:
35 mm black and white negative
Original Collection:
Boyd Lewis Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
Rights:

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