• Vine City Civil Rights Demonstration. [Note: child with sign asking for heat]

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    Vine City Civil Rights Demonstration
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    • 1966 January 31
    • Creator
    • Wilson, Bill (William Bryan), 1914-1993
    • Description
    • View of the residents of the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia protesting their living conditions. In January of 1966, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his wife Coretta Scott King, and the Reverend Ralph David Abernathy and his wife... more
      View of the residents of the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia protesting their living conditions. In January of 1966, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his wife Coretta Scott King, and the Reverend Ralph David Abernathy and his wife Juanita led a protest march in the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia to call attention to substandard housing in that area. less
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    • Courtesy of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Cite as: Bill Wilson Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Ga.
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    • Atlanta History Center; Digital Library of Georgia
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    • Atlanta History Center

  • Vine City Civil Rights Demonstration. [Note: MLK & Abernathy in doorway of substandard house]

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    Vine City Civil Rights Demonstration
    • Date
    • 1966 January 31
    • Creator
    • Wilson, Bill (William Bryan), 1914-1993
    • Description
    • View of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Reverend Ralph David Abernathy (left) standing in the door of a substandard housing unit in the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia where residents were protesting their living conditions. In January of 1... more
      View of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Reverend Ralph David Abernathy (left) standing in the door of a substandard housing unit in the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia where residents were protesting their living conditions. In January of 1966, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his wife Coretta Scott King, and the Reverend Ralph David Abernathy and his wife Juanita led a protest march in the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia to call attention to substandard housing in that area. less
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    • Courtesy of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Cite as: Bill Wilson Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Ga.
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    • Atlanta History Center; Digital Library of Georgia
    • Contributing Institution
    • Atlanta History Center

  • Vine City Civil Rights Demonstration. [Note: MLK interviews protesting resident in house]

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    Vine City Civil Rights Demonstration
    • Date
    • 1966 January 31
    • Creator
    • Wilson, Bill (William Bryan), 1914-1993
    • Description
    • View of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a resident of the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia who was protesting the living conditions in the neighborhood. In January of 1966, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his wife Coretta Scott ... more
      View of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a resident of the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia who was protesting the living conditions in the neighborhood. In January of 1966, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his wife Coretta Scott King, and the Reverend Ralph David Abernathy and his wife Juanita led a protest march in the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia to call attention to substandard housing in that area. less
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    • Courtesy of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Cite as: Bill Wilson Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Ga.
    • Partner
    • Atlanta History Center; Digital Library of Georgia
    • Contributing Institution
    • Atlanta History Center

  • Vine City Civil Rights Demonstration [Note: MLK & Abernathy families in street].

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    Vine City Civil Rights Demonstration
    • Date
    • 1966 January 31
    • Creator
    • Wilson, Bill (William Bryan), 1914-1993
    • Description
    • View of (l-r) an unidentified man, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Reverend Ralph David Abernathy, Coretta Scott King, and Juanita Abernathy and unidentified residents of the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia who were protesting their living co... more
      View of (l-r) an unidentified man, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Reverend Ralph David Abernathy, Coretta Scott King, and Juanita Abernathy and unidentified residents of the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia who were protesting their living conditions. In January of 1966, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his wife Coretta Scott King, and the Reverend Ralph David Abernathy and his wife Juanita led a protest march in the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia to call attention to substandard housing in that area. less
    • Rights
    • Courtesy of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Cite as: Bill Wilson Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Ga.
    • Partner
    • Atlanta History Center; Digital Library of Georgia
    • Contributing Institution
    • Atlanta History Center

In January 1966, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his wife Coretta Scott King, the Reverend Ralph David Abernathy, and his wife Juanita Abernathy led a protest march in the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia to call attention to substandard housing in that area.