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|Creator:||Wilson, Bill (William Bryan), 1914-1993|
|Title:||Vine City Civil Rights Demonstration|
|Date:||1966 Jan. 31|
View of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (left) with an unidentified man and a journalist in the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia while residents protested their living conditions.
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.
|Subjects:||King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | African American neighborhoods--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights movements--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Atlanta | Slums--Georgia--Atlanta | Discrimination in housing--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights workers--Georgia--Atlanta | Picketing--Georgia--Atlanta | Direct action--Georgia--Atlanta | Journalists--Georgia--Atlanta | Reporters and reporting--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Atlanta--Press coverage | 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|
35 mm black and white negative
Bill Wilson Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Ga.
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