Letter from MLK to Mr. & Mrs. Charles Digioia

Abstract

Dr. King expresses his sincere gratitude for the sculpture of John Henry that was created and sent to him by Mr. & Mrs. Digioia. As intended by the artist, the art work embodies the magnificence of strength and courage held with in the oppressed. Honored to accept it, Dr. King sees John Henry as an inspirational symbol of will and spirit.

Digital Archive brought to you
by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Letter from MLK to Mr. & Mrs. Charles Digioia
Monday, October 24, 1966
View Tags