• Dr. King welcomed at Beale Street Baptist Church

    Dr. King welcomed at Beale Street Baptist Church: (L to R) W.W. Walker, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rev. R.W. Norsworthy, Henry C. Bunton, Benjamin Lawson Hooks.

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  • Dr. King addresses Freedom Rally

    Withers, Ernest C

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at the Freedom Rally on July 31, 1959 in support of the local candidates pictured above: Russell B. Sugarmon, Benjamin L. Hooks, Roy Love, and Henry C. Burton (covere…

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  • Lorraine Motel Courtyard

    Entrance to the National Civil Rights Museum and balcony where King was assassinated. (2 proofs)

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  • Benjamin L. Hooks and Dr. King

    Withers, Ernest C

    Benjamin L. Hooks, candidate for Juvenile Court Judge, shakes hands with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Freedom Rally on July 31, 1959.

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  • Dr. King and unidentified woman at the Freedom Rally

    Withers, Ernest C

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and an unidentified woman at the podium of the Freedom Rally at Mason Temple on July 31, 1959. Photographs of candidates (L to R): Russell Sugarmon, Benjamin L. Hooks, Roy…

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  • Rev. Roy Love and Dr. King

    Withers, Ernest C

    Rev. Roy Love, candidate for the Memphis School Board, shakes hands with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Freedom Rally on July 31, 1959.

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