Maria Saporta photographs of the Southern Christian Leadership Civil Rights March
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 occurred 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 photographs are 7 x 9.5 inches each with annotations on the back.
- Creation: September 24-27, 1963
- Saporta, Maria (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is minimally processed and open for research.
0.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter sized folder)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from Royal Books by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia Library on March 10, 2021.
- Guide to the Maria Saporta photographs of the Southern Christian Leadership Civil Rights March
- Initial record created by Rose Oliveira.
- 13 May 2021
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