Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
January 15, 1969; printed 2011
Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays, president of Morehouse College is seen here (seated on right). Next to Dr. Mays is a young Isaac Farris Jr. and a friend. You can also see a partial view of Mr. Isacc Farris Sr. on the front row as well.
This black and white photograph is a detail of the seated crowd inside the Ebenezer Baptist Church for Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday commemoration in 1969. Benjamin Mays is seated at proper left holding a program. Mays is next to Isaac Farris Jr. and an unidentified child. Isaac Farris Sr. is cut off in the frame at proper right. There are other unidentified attendees seated in the back rows. The back of the photograph has a manufacturer's mark, photographer's stamp and a handwritten inscription.