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Martin Luther King, Jr. During Bus Ride

Martin Luther King, Jr. During Bus Ride
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Title: Martin Luther King, Jr. During Bus Ride
Description: Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. riding a bus with white Methodist minister Glenn Smiley during the Montgomery bus integration struggle. The man seated in front of King is thought to be Ralph Abernathy.

Image ID: 37404
December 21, 1956 
United Press
City, State: Montgomery, Alabama
Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America : Records, 1903-1980
Genre: Photograph
Restricted: Corbis has purchased copyright to all pre-1991 images housed in the UPI office. For reproductions and licensing rights contact copyright holder.
Subjects: Hats
Race relations
African Americans
Clothing and dress
Civil rights
Suits (Clothing)

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