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Catalog Number 1121-100_1007
Title Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award
Collection 1121-100, W. W. Law Photograph Collection
Description Items 1121-100_1007.01 through 1121-100_1007.01 are a series of color photographs taken during the presentation of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award to W. W. Law.

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Left to Right: State Representative, Calvin Smyre (Democrat-Columbus); State Senator, Diana Harvey Johnson (Democrat - Savannah); W. W. Law (honoree); Thomas Williams, Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission Chairperson

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Left to Right: State Representative, Calvin Symre; State Senator, Diana Harvey Johnson; Reverend Bernie R. Mitchell, Jr.; Thomas Williams, Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission Chairperson

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W. W. Law speaking about heroes of the Civil Rights Movement at the Commission ceremony.
Left to right:
Representative Calvin Smyre, Senator Diana Harvey Johnson, Reverend B. R. Mitchell, Jr.

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W. W. Law shaking hands with then Georgia Governor, Joe Frank Harris, after receiving the Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission, Humanitarian Award. In the background, left to right, Jim Pannell and Sonny Seiler can be seen.

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Presentation of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday State Commission, Humanitarian Award to W. W. Law by Georgia Governor, Joe Frank Harris.

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Left to right: Unidentified man, Unidentified man, Representative James Pannel (Savannah), W.W. Law, Georgia Governor Joe Frank Harris, State Senator Diana Harvey Johnson, Sonny Seiler, Unidentified man.
Date 1989/01/13
Photographer Kandul, Phyllis B.
Object Name Print, Photographic
Notes Phyllis B. Kandul, Photographer, Office of the Governor, State Capitol Atlanta, Georgia 30334

Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission, Humanitarian Award is part of the W. W. Law Awards Collection: 1121-104-0018.
Source W. W. Law Foundation
Credit line Courtesy of City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives
Copyright Copyright has not been assigned to the City of Savannah. All requests for permission to publish or quote from the collections must be submitted in writing to the Research Library & Municipal Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the City of Savannah as owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
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