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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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Martin Luther King Jr in press conference at 18th Ecumenical Student Conference, 1959-1960 :: Ohio University Archives

Martin Luther King Jr in press conference at 18th Ecumenical Student Conference, 1959-1960 :: Ohio University Archives

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Post (Athens, Ohio) January 16 2007, page 1: "Celebrating MLK" "Dreamers united through tolerance". :: Ohio University Archives

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Post (Athens, Ohio) January 19 2011. Page 1: "MLK CELEBRATION: Dissolving discrimination." :: Ohio University Archives

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Post (Athens, Ohio) January 18 2011. Page 1: "Silent march has loud message." MLK Day coverage.

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Post (Athens, Ohio) January 18 2000. Page 1: "OU follows King, craves true justice." MLK Day coverage. :: Ohio University Archives

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Athena Yearbook, 2000. "The choice is between non-violence and non-existence, a quote from Dr. King" :: Ohio University Archives

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Post (Athens, Ohio) January 20 2009, page 1: "March, brunch pay tribute to King's legacy" "'The march was symbolic of how far we've come as a nation and how far we still have to go,' said Keith Mitchell, vice president of Alpha Phi Alpha, the first fraternity founded by and for African-Americans." :: Ohio University Archives

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Ohio Alumnus, June-July 1968. "'Society seems to strike down everyone who articulates justice and tolerance and truth.' Jim Steele uttered those words three days before the death of Dr. Martin Luther King. Now Steele is even more convinced of their truth." In image Steele is speaking at the demonstration following MLK's death as protesters sat in the intersection of Court and Union. :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, June-July 1968

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Athena Yearbook, 1998. " Martin Luther King Jr. " " A Celebration of the Dream. " :: Ohio University Archives

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

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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

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

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The Ohio Alumnus, January 1960. "Nearly 100 Countries Represented at Conference." "A press conference was held each morning…. Above Martin Luther King answers a question for the newsmen. Seated beside Rev. King is Dr. Winburn Thomas, leader of the forum on racial tensions. Mr. 'Bola Ige, co-secretary of the conference, which is sponsored by the National Student Christian Federation, is on the right." :: Ohio University Archives

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"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.

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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. :: Ohio University Archives

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

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