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United Press International March for King

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09739.032 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 7 April 1968 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 20.5 x 25 cm.

Summary of Content: One wirephoto published by United Press International dated April 7, 1968. Depicts a large crowd of people entering Central Park to march in tribute to Dr. King. According to the attached text description, the marchers walked from 145th Street to the Central Park Mall.

Background Information:

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African AmericansAfrican American HistoryAssassinationsCivil Rights MovementFunerals

Sub Era: The Sixties

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