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50th Anniversary of
The March on Frankfort

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The Kentucky State police hold back the growing crowd at the corner of Second Street and Capital Avenue as the await the arrival of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the other dignitaries.

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The March on Frankfort begins. Pictured from left are: the Rev. K.L. More, Frankfort,; Rev. Olof Anderson, Louisville; Lucretia B. “Lukey” Ward, Luoisville; baseball legend Jackie Robinson; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; Frank Stanley, Jr. Louisville, Rev Walter Taylor, Lexington; and over his shoulder in the Rev. Louis A. Newby.

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Celebrities included political activist singing group - Peter Paul and Mary.

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Young people came from across the state and listened to a radio as they waited for the rally to begin.

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Three young ladies patiently awaiting the start of the march at the corner of Second Street and Capital Avenue.

The staff of the Capital City Museum would like to thank the following organizations and individuals for their support of this exhibition:

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The exhibit will be available until August of 2014. Please stop by to see the complete exhibit and all of its photos and memorabilia.

 

 

 

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