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Dr. Martin Luther King

Selected Photographs From the Chrysler Collection

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Danny Lyon • Dr. Martin Luther King and Reverend Ralph Abernathy are escorted from the Court House to the Jail House • Gelatin silver print • 1962 • © Danny Lyon / Licensed by Magnum Photos • Click any image to enlarge.

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Ernest Withers
First Desegregated Bus Ride, Montgomery, Alabama

Gelatin silver print
December, 1956
© Estate of Ernest C. Withers / Panopticon
Gallery of Photography, Boston,MA.
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Benedict J. Fernandez
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Speaking at the United Nations

Gelatin silver print
April 15, 1967
© Benedict J. Fernandez / Almanac Gallery
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Leonard Freed
Martin Luther King, Jr., Baltimore

Gelatin silver print
October 31, 1964
© Leonard Freed

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Ernest C. Withers
Dr. Martin Luther King is Confronted by police at the funeral of
Medgar Evers, Jackson, Mississippi.

Gelatin silver print
June 1963
© Estate of Ernest C. Withers and Panopticon
Gallery of Photography, Boston, MA.

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Benedict J. Fernandez
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in the Crowd at the United Nations

Gelatin silver print
April 15, 1967
© Benedict J. Fernandez / Almanac Gallery

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Benedict J. Fernandez
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Working on a Speech in His Office at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference Headquarters

Gelatin silver print
1967
© Benedict J. Fernandez /Almanac Gallery

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Benedict J. Fernandez
In the Front Yard of His Home, Martin Luther King, Jr., Takes Time Out for a Game of Catch with His Sons

Gelatin silver print
1967 / 68
© Benedict J. Fernandez /Almanac Gallery.

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Benedict J. Fernandez
Supporters Assemble to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. After His Assassination

April 6, 1968
Gelatin silver print
© Benedict J. Fernandez /Almanac Gallery
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*Currently, these photographs are not on public view.