Library Closed for MLK Jr Day – 2014

The SVA Library will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, along with the rest of SVA, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. We will reopen to our regular hours Tuesday the 21st.

The image above is a letter sent by the Montgomery Improvement Association after the Supreme Court struck down Jim Crow laws segregating the public transport system, a major step in the development of the Civil Rights era. Click the image to read the full letter and learn more about the context of the document, signed by one Martin Luther King Jr.

In the library:

King: a filmed record– Montgomery to Memphis /conceived and produced by Ely Landau –
V-D K564 KinF DVD

King : a comics biography / by Ho Che Anderson – E185.97.K5 A75 2010

Martin’s big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. / Doreen Rappaport – illustrations by Bryan Collier. – PZ7.R161 Mar 2001

King : the photobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. / Charles Johnson & Bob Adelman – E185.97.K5 J57 2000

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