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Man standing in the audience at Maggie Street Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, probably during a speech by Hosea Williams.

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Creator:Peppler, Jim
Title:Man standing in the audience at Maggie Street Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, probably during a speech by Hosea Williams.
Date:1968 Feb.
Description:

The man is raising his arm, and a photographer is standing in the foreground. Martin Luther King, Jr., also spoke at the gathering. 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: Q25719

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/6670