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Martin Luther King Jr. Day @ Ohio U

Materials related to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday at Ohio University and King's visit (1959-1960) from the collections of the Mahn Center for Archives & Special Collections, Ohio University Libraries. Find more at http://media.library.ohiou.edu

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Athena yearbook 1999. In photograph: Jerrica Dubois and Lance Strong sing during the Martin Luther King vigil at the College Gate. :: Ohio University Archives

Ohio Today, Winter 2000. "Student leadership program inspired by memory of King" :: Ohio University Archives.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Urges Youth Join in New Order Newspaper Article, Athens Messenger, Dec 30, 1959. :: Ohio Memory Collection. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visit Materials, RG 007. :: Ohio University Archives

18th Ecumenical Student Conference on the Christian World Mission Registration Brochure :: Ohio Memory Collection. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visit Materials, RG 007. :: Ohio University Archives

Martin Luther King, Jr. on Interracial Marriage Newspaper Article :: Ohio Memory Collection. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visit Materials, RG 007. :: Ohio University Archives

Martin Luther King, Jr. Denies Alabama Integration Has Failed Newspaper Article :: Ohio Memory Collection. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visit Materials, RG 007 :: Ohio University Archives

Athena yearbook, 1988. "Carson Tanks listens while Student Senate President Randy Routt gives his speech which stressed living out Rev. King's ideals in the modern world." :: Ohio University

Spectrum Green yearbook, 1981. "On Tuesday, January 15, many black students marched down Court Street in honor of Martin Luther King Jr." :: Ohio University

Spectrum Green yearbook, 1983. "Ronald Dellums, Democratic congressman from California, spoke on the issues of human rights and world peace." :: Ohio University

Athena yearbook, 1985. "Events were planned throughout the day in memory of Martin Luther King. In Baker Center Ballroom, dances of the black culture were taught with bongo music." :: Ohio University

Athena yearbook, 1985. "Martin Luther King Day began with a benediction on the steps of the Class Gateway." :: Ohio University

Athena yearbook, 1986. "The memory of Martin Luther King is remembered by this student in a parade on campus." :: Ohio University

The Ohio Alumnus, January 1960. "Nearly 100 Countries Represented at Conference." "Among the speakers were such noted personalities as Martin Luther King, who led the Montgomery, Ala., bus boycott..." :: Ohio University Archives

"King Calls Visit Gratifying Day" appeared in the January 1, 1960 edition of the Frontier Post, the newspaper of the 18th Ecumenical Student Conference on the Christian World Mission. The article discusses King's stay at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, and his thoughts on the conference.

Martin Luther King Jr. at Ohio University. Civil rights leader King visited the OU campus from December 27, 1959 to January 2, 1960, when the student body was on winter break, to speak at the 18th Ecumenical Student Conference on the Christian World Mission, an international church collegiate youth conference.

Athena yearbook, 1993. "Will Linson speaks to a somber crowd at the Martin Luther King, Jr. rally held at the class gate."

Athena yearbook, 1987. "Martin Luther King Day." :: Ohio University Archives

Athena yearbook, 1968. "The King is dead! It echoed in microphones; and hearts were horrified throughout the campus, country, and world. Martin Luther King Jr. started a dream, but a bullet couldn't shatter it..." Ohio University Archives.

Athena yearbook, 2000. " I Dream a World..." :: Ohio University Archives

Athena yearbook, 1960. Students surround Dr Martin Luther King Jr at a conference that focused on technological upheaval, modern secularism, displaced people and advanced education. :: Ohio University Archives

Spectrum Green yearbook, 1982. "Martin Luther King Day" :: Ohio University Archives

Spectrum Green yearbook, 1983. "University finally observes Martin Luther King Day" :: Ohio University Library.