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Maria Saporta photographs

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Identifier: ViU-2021-0048

Content Description

This collection contains six black and white photographs of members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) marching in Richmond, Virginia in 1963. Maria Saporta is identified as the photographer in the photographs. The SCLC's seventh annual convention occured from September 24 to September 27 at Virginia Union University in Richmond. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the organization's founding members and acted as president until his 1968 assassination. He spoke on the final night of the conference, in the university's Belgian Building. The photograhs are 7 x 9.5 inches each with annotations on the back.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased, 10 March 2021.

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

This collection is minimally processed and open for research.

Dates

  • September 24-27, 1963

Creator

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter sized folder)

Inventory

6 photographs