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Jackie Robinson and Martin Luther King at Howard University [in academic dress]. [Paper photoprint.]

view Jackie Robinson and Martin Luther King at Howard University [in academic dress]. [Paper photoprint.] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
King, Martin Luther Jr. 1929-1968
Robinson, Jackie
Howard University
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, 8" x 10"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1957
1950-1960
1940-1950
1940-1960
20th century
Summary:
Robinson and King were receiving the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws. Robinson had just retired from professional baseball earlier in the year. The photograph was probably taken by either Robert or George Scurlock.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Academic costume
Portraits, Group
African American baseball players
African American clergy
Clergy
Local number:
618ps0227885-01hu.tif (AC Scan No.)
See more items in:
Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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