This is a large lot of items related to the assassination of the Rev. All are from 1968 and have been guaranteed authentic by reputable dealers. This is a perfect gift for an admirer of the great civil rights leader and/or a dedicated student of history.
As we approach April 2018 and the 50th anniversary of King's assassination, items connected to him likely will increase in value. This is a chance to own a collection of nearly 20 items that could be broken up or resold whole as it appreciates in worth.
Two fundraising letters on Southern Christian Leadership Conference letterhead, one from MLK outlining his plans for the Poor People's March, the other from the Rev. Ralph Abernathy carrying forth King's legacy. An SCLC brochure with information and photos about it. Two bookmark-style inserts on SCLC facts.
Nine pages of UPI teletype with news bulletins on the MLK assassination. United Press International was a major American news wire service; these pages had to go to news outlets subscribing to the service at the time of the killing. A full Los Angeles Herald and Examiner newspaper from the evening of the assassination (dated April 4, 1968) with large headlines and details on the killing. A full Los Angeles Herald and Examiner newspaper from the manhunt for assassin James Earl Ray (dated April 6, 1968). A full Los Angeles Times newspaper (dated June 10, 1968) from the arrest of Ray in the U.
The item "Martin Luther King Jr Murder-19 Items-April is 50th Anniversary-Black History" is in sale since Sunday, December 11, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Paper". The seller is "kd24c2000" and is located in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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