Feb 26, 2009 - Sale 2171

Sale 2171 - Lot 253

Price Realized: $ 6,720
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(KING, MARTIN LUTHER JR.) The Installation of Rev. Martin L. King Jr. as Pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church. Photographic portraits of Martin Luther King Jr, and Coretta Scott King. 12 pages; 8vo, original pictorial self-wrappers; lacking the original staples. Montgomery, Alabama, 1954

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A rare example of the original program for the installation of Martin Luther King Jr. at the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church. The sermon for the installation was delivered by King''s father. Within a year, the Montgomery Bus Boycott would begin and within four more years, King''s name would be synonymous with the civil rights movement.