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Title Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Autograph
Date 1965
Collection Aviation Memorabilia Collection
Catalog Number 2000.2.1
Object Name Autograph
Admin/Biographical History Civil rights activist and future Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was flying as a Delta passenger in 1965. Delta Capt. William L. Ippolito asked Dr. King for his autograph in Selma, Alabama.
Scope & Content Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's signature on a piece of white Delta in-flight stationary, 5.75" x 7.75" Letterhead is printed with the red/white/blue Delta Sideways Widget logo and this slogan: The air line with the BIG JETS.
Credit line Gift of Capt. William L. Ippolito (Ret.)
People King, Jr., Martin Luther, 1929-1968
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Logo, Delta Sideways Widget
DELTA the air line with the BIG JETS
Selma, Al.
Alabama
South (U.S.)
Subjects Autographs
Stationery
Activists
Preachers
Celebrities
Passengers
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