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Type: Photographs | StillImage
Creator: Goldfarb, Stephen
Title: The King Center
Date: 1979
Description: View of the tomb of Martin Luther King, Jr. and surrounding King Center site in Atlanta, Georgia.

Local identification number: VIS 151.01.04

The King Center was established in 1968 by Coretta Scott King as a memorial to her husband Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. The mission of the King Center is to be "a living memorial and institutional guardian" to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy.

Local identification number: ahc151001004a.jpg

Subjects: Galleries and museums--Georgia--Atlanta | Tombs and sepulchral monuments--Georgia--Atlanta | Social and civic facilities--Georgia--Atlanta | Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Performing and Cultural Arts | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta GA 30305, 2006
Original Material: 35 mm color transparency | Stephen Goldfarb Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U. S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Persistent Link to Item: http://collections.atlantahistorycenter.com/u?/Goldfarb,28

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Stephen Goldfarb Photographs, 1979