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MLK Day Resources: Digital Slideshow

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

MLK Day Slide 1

Martin Luther King Jr. speaks at a 1966 Chicago Freedom Movement rally about fair and equitable housing. 

MLK Day Slide 2

Some of Martin Luther King Jr's speeches are available in the library's Films On Demand database.

Here are a couple images of Martin Luther King Jr. at the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

MLK Day Slide 4

Here are some images of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The park includes King's boyhood home as well as Ebenezer Baptist Church where he and father were pastors.

MLK Day Slide 5

President Barack Obama and his family tour the Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington, DC before its dedication in 2011.

MLK Day Slide 6

In 1962, Martin Luther King Jr. came to Lynchburg and spoke at E.C. Glass High School.