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[KING, Martin Luther, Jr. (1929-1968)]. Press photograph of leaders wearing Hawaiian lei, heading march to Montgomery, incl. Martin Luther King. Montgomery, AL, 21 March 1965.

9 x 7 in. silver gelatin photograph (minor corner wear). Caption in negative in top margin; ink stamp and notations on verso. 

This photograph, taken during the third march from Selma to Montgomery, AL, on 21 March 1965, shows (from left to right) Ralph Abernathy, Martin Luther King, and former U.N. Ambassador Ralph Bunche garlanded with bright white lei sent by Hawaiian Reverend Abraham Akaka as an emblematic gesture of Asian American support for Dr. King and the civil rights movement. 

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,250
02/18/2021

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