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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 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (facing away from the camera) and Coretta Scott King, with the residents of the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia who 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.

Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 | Abernathy, Juanita Odessa Jones | King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 | 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 | African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Atlanta | Direct action--Georgia--Atlanta | Picketing--Georgia--Atlanta | African American clergy--Georgia--Atlanta | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Vine City, 33.7614952, -84.4102055
Collection:Bill Wilson Photographs, 1938-1979, undated
Institution:Atlanta History Center
Contributors:Atlanta History Center
Original Material:

35 mm black and white negative

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

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