Don Jelinek standing outside Tabernacle Baptist Church in Selma, Alabama.

Don Jelinek standing outside Tabernacle Baptist Church in Selma, Alabama.

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Creator:Peppler, Jim
Title:Don Jelinek standing outside Tabernacle Baptist Church in Selma, Alabama.
Date:1968 Feb.

Local identification number: Q25422

Martin Luther King spoke to a gathering at the church building the day this photograph was shot. From 1965 to 1968, Jelinek worked in Alabama and Mississippi as an organizer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and as an attorney for the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee (LCDC). The image was taken for (but not used in) the article and photo spread "Rallying Support for Poor People's Stay in Washington, " which appeared on page 3 of The Southern Courier for February 24-25, 1968. The issue is available online:

Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage | Negatives (Photographic)
Subjects:Jelinek, Donald A. | Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee (U.S.)--Employees | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)--Employees | African American churches--Alabama--Selma | Civil rights movements--Alabama--Selma | Mass meetings--Alabama--Selma | United States--Social conditions--1960-1980 | Poor People's Campaign | African American civil rights workers--Alabama--Selma | Lawyers--Alabama--Selma | Tabernacle Baptist Church (Selma, Ala.) | Selma (Ala.) | Dallas County (Ala.)
Institution:Alabama Department of Archives and History
Contributors:Alabama. Dept. of Archives and History
Online Publisher:Montgomery, Ala. : Alabama Dept. of Archives and History | 2009
Original Material:

Peppler, James, Jim Peppler Southern Courier photograph collection, Box Notebook 3, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama.

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Forms part of the online collection: Jim Peppler Southern Courier Photograph Collection

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