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Commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
banner for Library's 2008 MLK exhibit

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Resources at the University of Chicago Library

Before Barack Obama and Beyond: Minorities and the Right to Vote in the United States: An Historical Perspective A Brief Bibliography compiled by D'Angelo Law Library

Visit the Library's 2009 contribution to King Week: Friday, January 16th 11:30am - 1:00pm, Special Collections Research Center Gallery, Regenstein Library

Integrating the Life of the Mind: African Americans at the University of Chicago, 1870-1940

After a brief introduction to the exhibition and time for viewing, take time for quiet reflection on the life of Dr. King with an audio-visual presentation featuring Dr. King and the civil rights struggle.

Finding library resources on Dr. King and African American Studies

Primary Sources for African American History 1865-2004

Resources at the D'Angelo Law Library

Resources from the Library's 2007 exhibit

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Resources from the Library's 2008 exhibit

Library's 2008 contribution to King Week: an exhibition about Dr. King's Letter from Birmingham Jail, the source of this year's theme, "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." The exhibit is located in the Regenstein Library reading areas on floors two, three, and four. The exhibit begins on the fourth floor with a display about the transmission of the letter. It continues on the third floor with a display about the historical context of the letter and concludes on the second floor with a display of some of the sources referred to in the letter. The exhibit will be on display from January 15th to February 15th.