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Martin Luther King at dedication of Connor/Johnson Mortuary

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Creator:Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research
Title:Martin Luther King at dedication of Connor/Johnson Mortuary
Date:1960-1979, 1960-1979

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 | StillImage
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 | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849
Collection:Black History Month Exhibit at the University of Southern California
Institution:University of Southern California Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern California. Libraries
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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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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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