- New Georgia Encyclopedia
- Joseph Lowery
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- Civil rights workers--Georgia--Atlanta
African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Atlanta
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
African American clergy--Georgia--Atlanta
African American Methodists--Georgia--Atlanta
African American men--Georgia--Atlanta
African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia--Atlanta
- King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Lowery, Joseph E.
- United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
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- Joseph Lowery stands before the SCLC headquarters in Atlanta. In 1977 Lowery succeeded Ralph David Abernathy as president of the SCLC, which has been based in Atlanta since its inception in 1957.
Photograph of Joseph Lowery standing before a window at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. The arch over the window is painted with the face of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and it reads "Southern Christian Leadership Conference. SCLC founder Martin Luther King Jr. Joseph E. Lowery President." In 1977 Lowery succeeded Ralph Abernathy as president of the SCLC, which has been based in Atlanta since its inception in 1957.
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