Marion S. Trikosko / U.S. Library of Congress

Martin Luther King in 1964

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks at a press conference on March 26, 1964. Martin Luther King was born in 1929, so he turned 35 the year this photo was taken.

The photo is by Marion S. Trikosko, and now is part of the collection of the U.S. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. (Digital ID ppmsc 01269)

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