Program from The Riverside Church in New York City

Printed by
The Riverside Church, American, founded 1930
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 9 1/4 x 6 5/16 in. (23.5 x 16 cm)
Type
programs
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and central America
Date
November 18, 1962
Description
Program from The Riverside Church in New York City, dated Sunday, November 18, 1962. The program is off-white paper with black ink. The program is tri-folded and printed on both sides. The church's program that day featured a guest sermon by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr titled "The Dimensions of a Complete Life." The front cover features a black and white illustration of The Riverside Church's bell tower on the left. Text at the top reads “The Riverside Church / INTERDENOMINATIONAL INTERRACIAL INTERNATIONAL / NEW YORK CITY.” In the top center-right is handwritten text that reads, “I shall never / forget this occasion.” The schedule for the Morning Worship is listed inside the program. Dr. King's sermon is listed on an interior page of the program and is circled in blue ink with a red star to the left. The back page has a short biography about Dr. King and address for donations.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Religious groups
Social reform
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jyl C. Woolfolk
Object number
2012.166.5
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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