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Creator:Eskew, Glenn T.
Title:King Center
Date:2006 July 28

Encyclopedia article about The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change which originated in the weeks after the 1968 assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. His widow, Coretta Scott King, proposed that living monument be place in the Auburn Avenue Historic District in Atlanta and her vision of a memorial found fruition as the King Center, which is now managed, along with related sites, by the National Park Service

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.

Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States | Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Collection:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Institution:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Contributors:New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project) | Georgia Humanities Council | University of Georgia. Press | Merrill-Hall New Media | GALILEO (Georgia statewide project)
Online Publisher:2006-07-28
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