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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

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.

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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 | Gaston Motel (Birmingham, Ala.) | Project C, Birmingham, Ala., 1963 | United States, Alabama, Jefferson County, Birmingham, 33.5206608, -86.80249
Collection:Voices of Civil Rights
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division | Voices of Civil Rights Collection (Library of Congress)
Original Material:

1 negative : film

Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

Rights and Usage:

LC-DIG-ppmsca-04293 (digital file from original)

No known restrictions on publication

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Exhibited: Voices of Civil Rights, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2005.

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