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William Christopher diary of march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, 1965 March 13-15, from the William Christopher papers, circa 1920s-circa 1973

William Christopher diary of march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, 1965 March 13-15

Christopher, William R. (William Rodolphus), 1924-1973

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Title: William Christopher diary of march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama

Date: 1965 March 13-15

Physical Details: Diary : 52 p. : handwritten ; 20 x 13 cm.

Description: Christopher describes in detail his trip to Montgomery, Alabama along with his colleague John Scotford Jr. and partner George Tooker. He details their arrival in Montgomery, the journey from Montgomery to Selma, where they go to a memorial service for the Reverend James Reeb with eulogy by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the march from Selma to Montgomery, where Dr. King speaks again.

Folded inside front cover are an invitation to and program from the memorial service.

Creator: Christopher, William R. (William Rodolphus), 1924-1973

Forms part of: William Christopher papers, circa 1920s-circa 1973

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: William Christopher diary of march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, 1965 March 13-15. William Christopher papers, circa 1920s-circa 1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 8423