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Martin Luther King at dedication of Connor/Johnson Mortuary

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Title:Martin Luther King at dedication of Connor/Johnson Mortuary

A group of thirteen African-American men including civil rights activist Martin Luther King (sitting far left) and Los Angeles attorney Crispus A. Wright (standing far right) at the dedication of the chapel of the Connor/Johnson Funeral Home, Los Angeles. All of the men are wearing suits and ties. Six are sitting. Seven are standing. Taken inside probably sometime in the 1960's or 1970's.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Wright, Crispus A. | African Americans--Civil rights--United States | African American civil rights workers--United States | African American men--United States | African American lawyers--United States | Cemeteries--California--Los Angeles | Sepulchral chapels--California--Los Angeles | Funeral homes--California--Los Angeles | Los Angeles (Calif.) | Los Angeles County (Calif.)
Collection:Black History Month Exhibit at the University of Southern California
Institution:University of Southern California Libraries
Contributors:Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research | University of Southern California. Libraries | Black History Month Exhibit (University of Southern California. Libraries)
Online Publisher:[Los Angeles, Calif.] : University of Southern California Libraries | 1999
Original Material:

1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

Rights and Usage:

Cite as: Creator. Title. Date. From the Black History Month Exhibit, February 1999. Digitally reproduced by the University of Southern California Digital Archive. Available: URL. Access date.

Wright, Crispus A.

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Related Materials:

Exhibited: Black History Month Exhibit, Treasure Room, Doheny Memorial Library, 2-26 February 1999: "African American Angelenos in the greater community: the historic networks of the Vernon-Central/University Park Neighborhood, 1920s-1990s."

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