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President Lyndon B. Johnson gives Dr. Martin Luther King one of the pens used in the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, in the background are Rep. Claude Pepper (center) and Rev. Ralph Abernathy

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Title:President Lyndon B. Johnson gives Dr. Martin Luther King one of the pens used in the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, in the background are Rep. Claude Pepper (center) and Rev. Ralph Abernathy
Date:1965
Description:

President Lyndon B. Johnson gives Dr. Martin Luther King one of the pens used in the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, in the background are Rep. Claude Pepper (center) and Rev. Ralph Abernathy.

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:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 | Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 | Pepper, Claude, 1900-1989 | African American civil rights workers--Washington (D.C.) | Pens--Washington (D.C.) | Voting--United States | United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965 | African Americans--Civil rights--Washington (D.C.) | African Americans--Suffrage | Statutes--United States | Signing ceremonies--Washington (D.C.) | Washington (D.C.)
Collection:Voices of Freedom: The Virginia Civil Rights Movement
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division | Voices of Civil Rights Collection (Library of Congress)
Online Publisher:[Washington, D.C.] : Library of Congress | 2005
Original Material:

1 photographic print

Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

Rights and Usage:

LC-DIG-ppmsca-08105 (digital file from original photograph)

LC-USZ62-120214 (b&w film copy neg.)

Publication may be restricted. For information see "New York World-Telegram & ...," (http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/076_nyw.html)

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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.08105