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Created by:
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Union Methodist Church, American, founded 1796  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (21.6 x 14 cm)
Type:
souvenir programs
Place depicted:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 23, 1956
Description:
A program for an event with Martin Luther King, Jr. at Union Methodist Church of Boston on March 23, 1956. The event was sponsored by the Sigma Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and The Interdenominational Ministers' Alliance of Greater Boston for the benefit of the Montgomery Improvement Association of Montgomery, AL. The program is printed in black ink on one sheet of off-white paper folder to produce four pages. The front page, or cover, has the event information, the interior pages have information on Alpha Phi Alpha and the schedule of the evening's program. The fourth and back page has a message titled "The House of Alpha."
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Interfaith communities  Search this
Methodist  Search this
The Black Church  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.34.22
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d7241053-89e7-47b4-8281-5b1220446c93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.34.22