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Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking to an audience at Maggie Street Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Creator:Peppler, Jim
Title:Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking to an audience at Maggie Street Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama.
Date:1968 Feb.
Description:

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 (photographs) | 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
Original Material:

Peppler, James, Jim Peppler Southern Courier photograph collection, Box Notebook 4, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama.

Rights and Usage:

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Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/ref/collection/peppler/id/6652