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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Box 24

 Box — Box 24
Collection number: 24
Scope and Contents From the Collection: In 1989, Roy Copeland informed his wife, Cheryl, that he did not wish to select a gift for Christmas. Rather than doing this she decided to surprise him! For Christmas that year, she presented him with a seasonally wrapped box. Inside the box, to his surprise, was a set of autographed Muhammad Ali boxing gloves. This expression of love for her husband, led to a labor of love from that Christmas forward. Each year, Cheryl selected a unique piece of memorabilia for Roy. He then parlayed those...
Dates: 2021-07-13

Copeland African American Museum Collection

 Collection
Collection number: UA -9-10
Scope and Contents In 1989, Roy Copeland informed his wife, Cheryl, that he did not wish to select a gift for Christmas. Rather than doing this she decided to surprise him! For Christmas that year, she presented him with a seasonally wrapped box. Inside the box, to his surprise, was a set of autographed Muhammad Ali boxing gloves. This expression of love for her husband, led to a labor of love from that Christmas forward. Each year, Cheryl selected a unique piece of memorabilia for Roy. He then parlayed those...
Dates: 2021-07-13

Item 1.2: MLK Letter, 1959-10

 Item — Box 1, Item: 1.2
Collection number: 1.2
Scope and Contents

Letter written by M. L. King to the Reverend David E. Parke accepting a speaking engagement accompanied by a photograph of King. Includes a brief biographical description of King.

Dates: 1959-10

Item 3.1: MLK Funeral Program, 1968-04-09

 Item — Box 3, Item: 3.1
Collection number: 3.1
Scope and Contents

A funeral program distributed at the memorial service held for Dr. King at Morehouse College on April 9, 1968.

Dates: 1968-04-09

Item 17.2: King Family Paper Dolls, 1993

 Item — Box 17, Item: 17.2
Collection number: 17.2
Scope and Contents

A frame containing a book titled, "Matin Luther King, Jr. and His Family Paper Dolls". Also included are a page describing the paper dolls and a page summerizing the biographical details of King's life as they are represented on each page of the book.

Dates: 1993

Item 24.1: Martin Luther King, Jr Church Program, c 1960's

 Item — Box 24, Item: 24.1
Collection number: 24.1
Scope and Contents

Autographed program from Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church with unidentified photograph.

Dates: c 1960's

Item 25.2: Harry Belafonte Tribute to MLK Program, 1961-01-27

 Item — Box 25, Item: 25.2
Collection number: 25.2
Scope and Contents

Flyer for a program honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., alongside a letter praising King written and signed by Belafante.

Dates: 1961-01-27

Series 1: City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People's Campaign

 Series — Series 1: Series 1
Collection number: 1
Scope and Contents

Series of 18 posters produced by the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Series in collaboration with the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Dates: 2021-11-18