UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004356573

Creation Date

6-30-1974

Subject—Names

Coretta Scott King

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Atlanta: Mrs.Coretta King, wife of slain civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., arrives at the Atlanta home of Mr. and Mrs. Dr. Martin Luther King, Sr. 6/30. Mrs Alberta King was shot while she was at the organ in the Ebenezer Baptist Church. Mrs. King, 70, was the mother of the slain Dr. King, Jr. Mrs King and a man were killed when an apparent berserk young man opened fire during church services 6/30.

Format

BW Photograph, 11" x 8.5"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

African Americans, history, United States, prejudice, desegregation, civil rights movement, Black Panthers

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