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Selma to Montgomery : A march for the right to vote : a visual history by Spider Martin

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Creator:Martin, Spider, 1939-2003
Title:Selma to Montgomery : A march for the right to vote : a visual history by Spider Martin
Date:1965 Mar.

Web site exhibiting forty-eight black-and-white photographs taken by photojournalist Spider Martin covering the Selma-to-Montgomery march in Alabama in 1965. Photographs cover the march from the failed first attempt at Edmund Pettus Bridge to the final celebrations in Montgomery. African Americans and white citizens, supporters, protesters, and military personnel are all represented.

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 | Forman, James, 1928-2005 | Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 | Robinson, Amelia Boynton, 1911- | Williams, Hosea, 1926- | Turner, Albert, 1936-2000 | Baez, Joan | Farmer, James, 1920- | Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998 | King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 | Bevel, James L. (James Luther), 1936-2008 | Letherer, Jim, 1933-2001 | Mants, Bob | Vivian, C. T. | Young, Andrew, 1932- | Lewis, John, 1940 Feb. 21- | Martin, Spider, 1939-2003--Exhibitions | Selma-Montgomery Rights March, 1965 | Protest marches--Alabama | African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama | African American civil rights workers--Alabama | Civil rights workers--Alabama | Civil rights movements--Alabama | African Americans--Suffrage | Alabama--Race relations--History--20th century | United States, Alabama, Dallas County, Selma, 32.4073589, -87.0211007 | United States, Alabama, Dallas County, 32.233214, -87.142289 | United States, Alabama, Montgomeryi, 32.366805, -86.299969 | United States, Alabama, Montgomery County, 32.2202579, -86.2076143
Institution:Spider Martin Photograph Collection
Contributors:Spider Martin Civil Rights Collection
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Persistent Link to Item:http://www.spidermartin.com/index.html