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Audience at Maggie Street Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, probably listening to Hosea Williams speak.

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Creator:Peppler, Jim
Title:Audience at Maggie Street Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, probably listening to Hosea Williams speak.
Date:1968 Feb.
Description:

Martin Luther King, Jr., also spoke at the gathering. A man in the foreground is holding up a light, probably for a photographer or cameraman. 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: Q25705

Types:Black-and-white photographs | Negatives (photographs) | StillImage
Subjects: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.) | 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 3, 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/6668