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Associated Press [Portrait of Martin Luther King Jr., and Coretta Scott King]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09737.01 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: 10 September 1962 Pagination: 17.8 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: One photograph of Martin Luther King Jr., with his wife Coretta Scott King reviewing SCLC documents in an office. Stamped with the date September 10, 1962 on reverse side.

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Civil Rights MovementCivil RightsAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansPhotography

Sub Era: The Sixties

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