Pictures above is Andrew Young addressing the audience at the first birthday celebration in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Young was one of Dr. King's closest leutenants [sic] and was at his side within seconds after the shots rang out that killed him at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.
This black and white photograph shows Andrew Young in profile speaking at a lectern inside the Ebenezer Baptist Church during Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday commemoration in 1969. There are two figures in front of the camera facing Young. White flowers can be seen on either side of Young and there is a crowd in front of the chancel. Young is in the center of the photograph looking out toward the crowd. The back of the photograph has a manufacturer's mark, and handwritten and printer's inscriptions.
Beautiful music filled Ebenezer Baptish [sic] Church on this 15th day of January in 1969 as they celebrated the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Here we see the renowned Dr. J. DeKoven Killingsworth, chairman of the music department, conducting the Clark College Philharmonic Society.
This black and white photograph shows Dr. J. DeKoven Killingsworth conducting the Clark College Philharmonic Society from Clark Atlanta University inside the Ebenezer Baptist Church for Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday commemoration in 1969.
The Clark College Philharmonic Society is dressed in black and arranged standing in two lines facing out toward the audience (not pictured). Killingsworth is facing the Philharmonic Society. There are a few unidentified seated attendees behind the Philharmonic Society. Andrew Young is seated in front of Killingsworth facing out toward the audience.
The back of the photograph has a manufacturer's mark, and handwritten and printer's inscriptions.
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image and Sheet): 8 1/8 x 9 7/8 in. (20.6 x 25.1 cm)
gelatin silver prints
A black-and-white photograph of Andrew Young shaking George Haley’s hand. Alex Haley looks on. Andrew Young also has his left hand rested on Alex Haley's arm. Additional people stand around them. The face of a fourth man is partially visible in the lower right corner. The photograph is stamped on the back.
A black and white photograph of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. taken on April 4, 1968 at the Lorraine Motel, on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. The walkway outside of room 306, where King was staying, is shown on the right side of the image. Three people are standing and pointing across the street in the direction of the gunshot. Andrew Young is on the left with Jesse Jackson mostly obscured behind him. An unidentified woman is standing to the right in front of Ralph Abernathy, who is partially visible. In front of Young, Martin Luther King Jr. is lying on the ground. Marrell McCollough is kneeling next to King with one hand on the railing. There are people standing in the parking lot below including Memphis police officers. Two cars can be seen parked below the balcony. The reverse of the image is covered in numerous inscriptions from press agencies, in French and English, stamps, and lines.
This flyer advertises the September 1977 issue of the People's Herald. The flyer is blue with black text that reads: [PEOPLE'S HERALD / This Month / RHODESIA/ / ZIMBABWE / Liberation in the Making / STATE OF BLACK AMERICA / What the Blackout brought to light / ON SALE HERE]. The other side of the flyer reads [LEGALIZED GAMBLING? / ANDREW / YOUNG: / A Trojan Horse for Africa / This Month in / People's Herald].