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Bomb-damaged trailers at the Gaston Motel, Birmingham, Alabama

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Creator:Trikosko, Marion S.
Title:Bomb-damaged trailers at the Gaston Motel, Birmingham, Alabama
Date:1963 May 14
Description:

Photograph showing the wreckage of a bomb explosion near the Gaston Motel where Martin Luther King, Jr., and leaders in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference were staying during the Birmingham campaign of the Civil Rights movement.

Title devised by Library staff.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Homes and haunts--Alabama--Birmingham | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--Birmingham | Bombings--Alabama--Birmingham | Civil rights--Alabama--Birmingham | Race discrimination--Alabama--Birmingham | Race discrimination | Gaston Motel (Birmingham, Ala.) | Project C, Birmingham, Ala., 1963 | Birmingham (Ala.) | Jefferson County (Ala.)
Collection:The Civil Rights Era in the U.S. News & World Report Photographs Collection: Selected Images from the Collections of the Library of Congress
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division | Civil Rights Era in the U.S. News & World Report Photographs Collection (Library of Congress)
Online Publisher:Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress
Original Material:

1 negative : film

Job no. 9771, frame 17, U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

Rights and Usage:

No known restrictions on publication.

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Forms part of: Civil Rights Era in the U.S. News & World Report Photographs Collection: Selected Images from the Collections of the Library of Congress online exhibit.

Persistent Link to Item:http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.04293