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Essential Lens: Analyzing Photographs Across the Curriculum

Change and Resistance: Civil Rights Movements Across the Nation #1076

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Date: April 12, 1963
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Photographer: unknown
Source: Courtesy of Birmingham, Alabama Public Library Archives

Caption

Left to right: Fred Lee Shuttlesworth, Ralph David Abernathy, and Martin Luther King, Jr., protesting on Good Friday defying an injunction against it. They were arrested and held in solitary confinement, where King wrote “Letter From Birmingham Jail.”

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Produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting. © 2015
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  • ISBN: 1-57680-905-6

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