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unknown, fl. 1957; [Martin Luther King Jr. receiving the Spingarn Medal]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09722.02 Author/Creator: unknown, fl. 1957; Place Written: Detroit, Michigan Type: Photograph Date: 28 June 1957 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.3 cm.

Summary of Content: One black and white photograph dated June 28, 1957. Image is of Martin Luther King Jr., receiving the Spingarn Medal at the 48th annual NAACP convention. He was presented the by Bishop Richard S. Emrich in Detroit, Michigan.

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Emrich, Richard S., 1910-1997
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, fl. 1909-

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryCivil Rights MovementMedal

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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