Jackie Robinson and Martin Luther King at Howard University [in academic dress]. [Paper photoprint.]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
King, Martin Luther Jr. 1929-1968
Silver gelatin on paper, 8" x 10"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
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.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History