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Author Kamin, Ben.
Title Room 306 [electronic resource] : the national story of the Lorraine Motel / Ben Kamin.
Published East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  F444.M58 L675 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 186 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-186).
Contents Introduction: The Motel at Mulberry and Main -- pt. 1. The History -- The King-Abernathy Suite : Billy Kyles -- Lawyer at the Lorraine : Lucius Burch -- Lover at the Lorraine : Georgia Davis Powers -- Mighty Reverend at the Lorraine : James Lawson -- pt. 2. The Transition -- Breaking the Barriers : Maxine Smith -- Saving the Lorraine, Losing the Mantle : Judge D'Army Bailey -- Endowing the Lorraine : J.R. "Pitt" Hyde -- The Lorraine Photographer : Ernest C. Withers -- pt. 3. The Rebirth -- It's a Magical Place : Julian Bond -- Filming the Lorraine : Lillian Benson -- Managing the Museum at the Lorraine : Beverly Robertson -- Producing The Witness at the Lorraine : Margaret Hyde -- Room 306 and Today's Young Artists : Craig Alan Edwards and Katori Hall -- They Got It Done : Clayborne Carson -- Afterword: The Rain Are Fallin.
Subject Lorraine Motel (Memphis, Tenn.) -- History.
National Civil Rights Museum -- History.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Homes and haunts -- Tennessee -- Memphis.
African American civil rights workers -- Biography.
African Americans -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- Biography.
Memphis (Tenn.) -- Biography.
Historic hotels -- Tennessee -- Memphis.
African Americans -- Museums -- Tennessee -- Memphis.
Memphis (Tenn.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History.
Alternate Title Room three hundred six
Related To Print version: Kamin, Ben. Room 306. East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, c2012. 9781611860498 1611860490 (DLC) 2011046884
ISBN 1609173430 (electronic bk.)
9781609173432 (electronic bk.)