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February 11, 2013
Martin Luther King in Civil Rights March on Washington, DC, August 28, 1963. via National Archives and Records Administration, ARC ID#542014

As we celebrate Black History Month, I am excited to share an interesting discovery that came to light recently in the PHS archives. PHS archivist Bill Brock, while...

January 16, 2013
Martin Luther King in Civil Rights March on Washington, DC, August 28, 1963. via National Archives and Records Administration, ARC ID#542014

Several recordings of public appearances by Martin Luther King, Jr. have recently

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June 28, 2012

It’s been a while since Pittsburgh hosted General Assembly—54 years to be exact. The 1958 Assembly was monumental in the history of the Presbyterian Church. Fortunately, it was also well documented in stunning photographs taken by the Reverend Arthur M. Byers (1915-2002).

With these images, Rev. Byers created a filmstrip, Presbyterians at Pittsburgh 1958, to record the union of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. and the United Presbyterian Church of North America, as well as a lecture by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a play about the 1858 union of the...

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