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|Creator:||Wilson, Bill (William Bryan), 1914-1993|
|Title:||Vine City Civil Rights Demonstration|
|Date:||1966 Jan. 31|
View of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Reverend Ralph David Abernathy (left) standing in the door of a substandard housing unit in the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia where residents were protesting 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 | Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 | 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 women--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights workers--Georgia--Atlanta | African American clergy--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.) | Vine City (Atlanta, Ga.)|
|Collection:||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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