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Vine City Civil Rights Demonstration

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Creator:Wilson, Bill (William Bryan), 1914-1993
Title:Vine City Civil Rights Demonstration
Date:1966 Jan. 31

View of the residents of the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia protesting their living conditions.

substandard housing; snow; ice; slush; cold weather

In January of 1966, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his wife Coretta Scott King, and the Reverend Ralph David Abernathy and his wife Juanita led a protest march in the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia to call attention to substandard housing in that area.

Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:African American neighborhoods--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights movements--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Atlanta | Slums--Georgia--Atlanta | Discrimination in housing--Georgia--Atlanta | African American children--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights workers--Georgia--Atlanta | Picketing--Georgia--Atlanta | Direct action--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.) | Vine City (Atlanta, Ga.)
Collection:Bill Wilson Photographs, 1938-1979, undated
Institution:Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher:Atlanta, Ga. : Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center | 2006
Original Material:

35 mm black and white negative

Bill Wilson Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Ga.

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