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    Press Photographs (24) of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    An archive featuring highlights from Dr. Martin Luther King's extraordinary civil rights activities. Most with Agency stamps, date stamps, hand-written annotations and layout marks, as well as printed text labels or press clippings on the versos. The black-and-white publicity photographs vary in size and cover a period from roughly 1960 until after his assassination. Noteworthy examples include:

    Four Photographs From The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
    8" x 10"
    Washington, August 28, 1963

    The shots were taken in and around the Lincoln Memorial and on the day King delivered his famous "I Have a Dream Speech".

    Dr. King and Elijah Muhammad.
    10" x 8"
    February 24, 1966

    Rev. King meets with Elijah Muhammad, leader of the Nation of Islam.

    Dr. King Being Comforted After Being Hit in the Head With a Rock.
    7" x 8.5"
    Chicago, August 6, 1966

    Dr. King Being Shoved by Police at the James Meredith March in Mississippi.
    9.5" x 6"
    Hernando, Mississippi, June 7, 1966

    Other examples show Dr. King at rallies, with his family and other leaders of the Civil Rights movement.

    Condition: All examples very good to excellent condition.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
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