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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. shakes hands with Benjamin L. Hooks

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Creator:Withers, Ernest C., 1922-2007
Title:Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. shakes hands with Benjamin L. Hooks
Date:1959 July 31
Description:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. shakes hands with Benjamin L. Hooks at the Freedom Rally in Memphis, Tennessee. July 31, 1959.

The University of Tennessee Libraries (Knoxville, Tennessee) is the digital publisher.

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:Image
Subjects:Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson), 1925- | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Memphis | African American civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Tennessee--Memphis | African American clergy--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Politics and government | White supremacy movements--Tennessee--Memphis | Public meetings--Tennessee--Memphis | United States, Tennessee, Shelby County, Memphis, 35.1495343, -90.0489801
Collection:Memphis civil rights photograph collection
Institution:Memphis Public Library's Memphis and Shelby County Room
Contributors:Memphis Public Library. Memphis and Shelby County Room
Original Material:

Memphis Civil Rights Photograph Collection, Memphis Public Library, Memphis, Tennessee

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Persistent Link to Item:http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001422