Mar 28, 2019 - Sale 2503

Sale 2503 - Lot 225

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(CIVIL RIGHTS.) Group of 9 press photos of the Selma-Montgomery marches. Wire photographs, most about 8 x 10 inches, 3 of them smaller, most captioned in image with Associated Press inked stamps on verso; minor wear. Alabama, January-March 1965

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Two of these photographs show Martin Luther King. In one stamped 17 March, he locks arms with fellow marchers; another dated 26 March shows him at a lectern in front of the state capitol building. 5 of the photographs show troopers blocking or dragging protesters, and the other two show Confederate and Nazi counter-protesters.