SCLC archive is deep trove of civil rights history

By Rebecca Burns | Aug. 14, 2013

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The SCLC’s Joseph Lowery, circa 1987. Photo from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference records, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

A varied collection housed at Emory offers new insight into decades of work by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, including the years following the death of its iconic leader, Martin Luther King Jr.

Emory Magazine takes a closer look at the archives and the stories behind the memorabilia.