Martin Luther King, Jr. : photographs, 1964-1968.


Sengstacke, Robert A. Martin Luther King, Jr. : photographs, 1964-1968.

Martin Luther King, Jr. : photographs, 1964-1968.

These prints document Martin Luther King, Jr.'s activities in the American civil rights movement. They include a record of King and Fannie Lou Hamer at the 1964 Democratic Convention in Atlantic City, the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, King's 1966 visit to Chicago, and the aftermath of King's assassination on April 4, 1968 in Memphis.

100 prints.

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Sengstacke, Robert A. (Robert Abbott), 1943- (person)

American photographer. From the description of Martin Luther King, Jr. : photographs, 1964-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500073 ...

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 (person)

Martin Luther King, Jr. (b. January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia –d. April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King helped to organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize and in 1965, he helped to organize the Selma to M...

Hamer, Fannie Lou, 1917-1977 (person)

Fannie Lou Hamer was born Fannie Lou Townsend on October 6, 1917, in Montgomery County, Mississippi. She was a voting and women's rights activist, community organizer, and a leader in the civil rights movement. She was the co-founder and vice-chair of the Freedom Democratic Party, which she represented at the 1964 Democratic National Convention. Hamer also organized Mississippi's Freedom Summer along with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). She was also a co-founder of the Nati...