Martin Luther King, Jr. in Toledo, 1967
Print features Blade original photos of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. —includes digitized authentic Blade nameplate from the original date, detail of Blade newspaper article, and caption text contextualizing the event. (Customization available.)
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CAPTION TEXT ON PRINT:
Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Toledo just once, Sept. 22, 1967. The civil rights leader spoke passionately about social and economic equality at the Scott High School field house before a crowd of 3,500. It was just 6 months before he would be assassinated in Memphis, TN.
BLADE PHOTOS BY HERRAL LONG & DON STRAYER