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Photograph of President Lyndon Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act as Martin Luther King, Jr., and other civil rights leaders look on in the Capitol Rotunda, Washington, DC

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Creator:Okamoto, Yoichi R. (Yoichi Robert), 1915-
Title:Photograph of President Lyndon Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act as Martin Luther King, Jr., and other civil rights leaders look on in the Capitol Rotunda, Washington, DC
Date:1965 Aug. 6
Description:

This is a photograph of President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act as Martin Luther King, Jr., and other civil rights leaders look on.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | African Americans--Civil rights | African American civil rights workers | Civil rights--United States | Signing ceremonies--Washington (D.C.) | Presidents--United States | Race discrimination--Law and legislation--United States | Capitol Rotunda (United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.) | African American men | African American women | Washington (D.C.)
Collection:Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century
Institution:Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
Contributors:Lyndon Baines Johnson Library. | Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century.
Online Publisher:Austin, TX: Learning Technology Center. The University of Texas at Austin; | Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration | 2008
Original Material:

Control Number: A1030-8A, Collection: White House Photo Office Collection, Series: Johnson White House Photographs, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library.

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