Friday, January 14, 2011

[News and Notes] Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is Monday, January 17th. Below are three photography books that chronicle Dr. King's involvement in the Civil Rights Movement.

He Had a Dream: Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement, by Flip Schulke

Mine eyes have seen : bearing witness to the struggle for Civil Rights, by Bob Adelman

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.: his life and crusade in pictures, by Charles Richard Johnson

For more historic photographs visit the library's Memphis & Shelby Country Room Blog to view images from the Digital Archives.

Click here for a direct link to the Civil Rights Collection.


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