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Published: 8/27/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago


Martin Luther King, Jr. in Toledo 1967

Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech at the march on Washington event on Aug. 28, 1963, The Blade looks back at the one visit to Toledo by the civil rights leader. It was Sept. 22, 1967 at Scott High School field house before a crowd of 3,500. Here are pictures taken by Blade photographers during the event.

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaks at Scott High School in Toledo in September 1967. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaks at Scott High School in Toledo in September 1967.
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Copy of Toledo Blade September 23, 1967 paper with coverage of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., visiting Toledo.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Copy of Toledo Blade September 23, 1967 paper with coverage of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., visiting Toledo.
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Copy of Toledo Blade September 23, 1967 paper with coverage of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, visit to Toledo.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Copy of Toledo Blade September 23, 1967 paper with coverage of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, visit to Toledo.
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Copy of Toledo Blade September 23, 1967 paper with coverage of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., visit to Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Copy of Toledo Blade September 23, 1967 paper with coverage of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., visit to Toledo.
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Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., with Rev. Reed in Toledo in September 1967. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., with Rev. Reed in Toledo in September 1967.
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Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaks at Scott High School in Toledo in September 1967. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaks at Scott High School in Toledo in September 1967.
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Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaks at Scott High School in Toledo in September 1967. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaks at Scott High School in Toledo in September 1967.
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Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., in Toledo in September 1967. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., in Toledo in September 1967.
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Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., in Toledo in September 1967. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., in Toledo in September 1967.
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Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., in Toledo in September 1967.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., in Toledo in September 1967.
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Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., left, with Rev. A.L. Roach , president of the local chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, at a reception at the home of Edward Lamb of Maumee in September 1967. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., left, with Rev. A.L. Roach , president of the local chapter of the Southern Christian ...
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