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vertical along right edge printed in image: (MR5) Montgomery, Ala. March 22--CHEERS FOR REV. KING--The / Rev. Ralph Abernathy (left) shook hands with The Rev. M. / L. King Jr. today as a big crowd of Negroes cheered for / King who had just been found guilty of leading the Mont- / gomery bus boycott. Circuit Judge Eugene Carter ruled / King was guilty and fined him $500. He suspended the / fine pending an appeal. King’s wife stands next to him. / There were 90 Negroes indicted on a charge of violating / the state anti-boycott law. (APWirephoto) (h51750stf-geh) / 1956; on verso, upper right stamped in purple ink: Return to Library; by unknown hand, center left in graphite perpendicular: Filed 3/24/56; center printed in black ink on applied newspaper perpendicular: Three major conferences are / scheduled at the American Bap- / tist assembly grounds, Green / Lake. The Rev. [circled in graphite] / Marin Luther [circled in graphite] / King, jr., [circled in graphite] [by unknown hand in black ink: + others] a lead- / er of the Negro / bus boycott at / Montgom- / ery, Ala., will / speak at the / Home Missions / Executive con- / ference that / starts Saturday / night. Mr. King / will talk at 9 / p.m. Monday. / [reproduction of cropped image] / Rev. King / "Nonagres- / sion Procedures / to Interracial Harmony" will be / his subject. Race relations in / church affairs will be one of the / main topics of that conference, / which will be attended by 55 / leaders of the Baptist program in / the United States. The confer- / ence will be under the auspices / of the associated Home Mission / Agencies of the American Bap- / tist convention. / "The Theology of the Church / as Related to Racial Desegrega- / tion" will be discussed by Dr. / Langdon Gilkey, a professor at / Vanderbilt university, Nashville, / Tenn., at 8:30 p.m. Sunday.; center stamped in purple ink on applied newspaper perpendicular: SA JUL 21 1956 AM; center partially visible Associated Press copyright stamp in blue ink; by unknown hand, center right in graphite perpendicular: Rev. Martin Luther King; lower center stamped in purple ink perpendicular: DEAD: by unknown hand, lower center in graphite inverted: 27299; lower right in graphite perpendicular: 1/2 col. / Saturday Church Page


(sale, RMY Auctions, Wilder, ID); Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

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