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|Title:||Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking to an audience at Maggie Street Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama.|
Norman Lumpkin, news director for WRMA radio, is holding up a microphone in front of the podium. A clock on the wall behind King advertises Ross Jewelers, on Dexter Avenue at Perry Street. This image was taken for (but not used in) an article ("'Things Are Not Right in This Country'--King" by V. English, B. Wilcox and B. Labaree) and photo spread ("Rallying Support for Poor People's Stay in Washington") that appeared on pages 1 and 3 of The Southern Courier for February 24-25, 1968. The issue is available online (not on the ADAH website): http://www.southerncourier.org/low-res/Vol4_No08_1968_02_24.pdf
Local identification number: Q20701
|Types:||Black-and-white photographs | Negatives (Photographic) | StillImage|
|Subjects:||King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Press coverage | Lumpkin, Norman | WRMA (Radio station : Montgomery, Ala.)--Employees | Reporters and reporting--Alabama--Montgomery | African American clergy--Alabama--Montgomery | African American civil rights workers--Alabama--Montgomery | African American churches--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights movements--Alabama--Montgomery | Mass meetings--Alabama--Montgomery | United States--Social conditions--1960-1980 | Poor People's Campaign | Maggie Street Missionary Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) | African American journalists--Alabama--Montgomery | United States, Alabama, Montgomery, 32.366805, -86.299969 | United States, Alabama, Montgomery County, 32.2202579, -86.2076143|
|Collection:||Jim Peppler Southern Courier Photograph Collection|
|Institution:||Alabama Department of Archives and History|
|Contributors:||Alabama. Department of Archives and History|
Peppler, James, Jim Peppler Southern Courier photograph collection, Box Notebook 4, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama.
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Forms part of the online collection: Jim Peppler Southern Courier Photograph Collection
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/ref/collection/peppler/id/6652|