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Dr. King @ Cornerstone Baptist in Philadelphia

at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Philadelphia in 1960 - WDAS History ~ (Our family went to this church when I was growing up.

1930s Philadelphia Flower Show

past petals: vintage philadelphia flower show photo collection

Frank Sinatra was a big activist in the civil rights movement, refusing to stay at hotels that didn't allow "Blacks". Even using his mafia ties to help get labor unions behind JFK because he knew they shared the same opinions on equal rights.

Frank Sinatra was a big activist in the civil rights movement, refusing to stay at hotels that didn't allow "Blacks". On the flip side you have Elvis Presley"so called king " Who willingly stole music that's was recorded by African American artist first.

Lewis Wickes Hine Year: 1910 12x18 inch print on canvas. This photograph gives the audience a quick flash of what it would have been like to visit RTM in the early 1900s, and how much different it was back then when compared to what the market is like now. Modern day RTM obviously does not have newspaper boys on the corner, but the conglomerate of vendors still add that traditional old-timey feel that this photograph represents.

Selling Papers at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia 12x18 Giclee on canvas

Lewis Hine: Willie Cohen and Max Rafalovizht, 8 years of age, newsboys, Philadelphia, 1910

Coretta Scott King

Civil rights activist Mrs. Coretta Scott King with a church hat and outfit leaving church November

There are so many photos like this that emerged during WWI. Imagery such as this is significant because these soldiers evoke a sense of carefree-ness. There was something to be said about sending your husband off to war; there was something romantic about it. I believe this perspective still exists today considering how many 'Army Wives' speak out and share their story in the media.

19 Kisses Captured At The Perfect Moment: Marlene Dietrich kisses a GI as he arrives home from World War II in this is just a heart warming beautiful photo.

Great mysteries that can’t be explained…

Great mysteries that can't be explained…

I lived in Oakland County during the killings & was the age of the victims. It was a tense time. A well known substitute teacher, whom I had lots of times, was a prime suspect.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. accomplished more in his 39 years of life than any man could wish to accomplish in a lifetime.

Martin Luther King Jr was born January 1929 into a life of Southern segration but would eventually be thrust into a unique position where he would become a national icon in the history of American progressivism.