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Demonstration on steps of the Massachusetts State House following the assassination of Martin Luther King: crowd gathered on the steps

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Title:
Demonstration on steps of the Massachusetts State House following the assassination of Martin Luther King: crowd gathered on the steps
Description:
From a series of images labeled "Guerilla Theater; execution at Marsh Chapel." Some materials are clearly misfiled. Signs in the background read 'Together we stand, divided we fall' and 'Peace is what he died for..." (latter partially obscured).
Photographer:
Simon, Peter, 1947-
Date:
April 5, 1968
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Black-and-white negatives
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 001 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Peter Simon Collection
The American Revolution Documentary Collection
Subjects:
Assassination
Demonstrations
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
King, Martin Luther, Jr, 1929-1968
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 photograph ; 35 mm.
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Terms of Use:
Copyright is held by Peter Simon. Requests to publish, redistribute, or replicate this material should be addressed to Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries.
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Place of origin:
Boston (Mass.)
Language:
English
Identifier:
muph009-v05-sl086-i016