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Los Angeles Sports Arena
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph included in the Exhibit: King, the Kennedys, & Los Angeles.
Martin Luther King and Governor Edmund G. Brown during a Freedom Rally at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. An audience of 12,000 was expected at the 18,000-seat venue. When over 25,000 people showed up to hear King speak, many remained outside and listened to the speech over loudspeakers. Photograph dated June 18, 1961.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 3173-King, Martin Luther Jr.
King, Martin Luther,--Jr.,--1929-1968
Brown, Edmund G.--(Edmund Gerald),--1905-1996
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Clergy--United States
Nobel Prize winners--United States
African Americans--Civil rights
Civil rights workers--United States
Civil rights movements--United States
Arenas--California--Los Angeles
University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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