Hingham Journal Article, "Clergymen of All Faiths Ask People Urge Representatives Support Measures to Open Up Our Society"

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Title

Hingham Journal Article, "Clergymen of All Faiths Ask People Urge Representatives Support Measures to Open Up Our Society"

Description

This item is a newspaper article from the April 11, 1968 edition of the Hingham Journal.  It discusses the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the reaction in Hingham, Mass.  It discusses the plea of the clergy in around Hingham for residents to promote the cause of civil rights and to treat all people as equals.  It lists the names of all the ministers who issued this plea, and then goes on to discuss the services held in Hingham in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and in support of his cause.  During one service, activist Kenneth Janey gave a eulogy of Mr. King.

Subject

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1925-1968
Janey, Kenneth L., 1920-1982
Assassinations
Grief
Civil rights
Civil rights leaders
Demonstrations
Christianity
Churches
Religious services
Clergy

Source

Hingham Journal, April 11, 1968.

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Date Copyrighted

1968 April 11

Rights

Under copyright.

Access Rights

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Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Clippings

Spatial Coverage

Hingham (Mass.)

Temporal Coverage

1968

Rights Holder

Hingham Journal

Citation

“Hingham Journal Article, "Clergymen of All Faiths Ask People Urge Representatives Support Measures to Open Up Our Society",” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed November 18, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/261.