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Executive Order
Executive Order

EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 86-5 HOLIDAY HONORING MARTING LUTHER KING, JR. signed by Governor Bruce Babbitt in the Pulpit of the First Institutional Baptist Church on May 18, 1986

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The Front Line
The Front Line

Front Line of the Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. March on the Federal Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 19, 1987—From left to right: AZ Senator Carolyn Walker, Representative Art Hamilton, Tommy Espinoza and his son, Dr. Warren H. Stewart, Sr. and his son Matthew, Phoenix Mayor Terry Goddard, Pastor Walter Thomas, The Honorable Carolyn Warner, Unknown boy, Dr. G. Benjamin Brooks, Sr. and his wife

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Bumper Stickers
Bumper Stickers

Various Arizona Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Campaign Bumper Stickers, 1987 to 1992

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The First Signing
The First Signing

Signing of the first Martin Luther King, Jr. Day passed by the Arizona State Legislature on September 22, 1989, signed by Governor Rose Mofford

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The Banner
The Banner

Victory Banner displayed in the First Institutional Baptist Church on Sunday, September 24, 1989, after passing of first Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday by the Arizona State Legislature

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The Second Signing
The Second Signing

Signing of the second Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday passed by the Arizona State Legislature on May 16,1990, signed by Governor Rose Mofford

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Jet Magazine
Jet Magazine

JET Magazine Article (Two Pages), December 10, 1990, “Cancelling The King Holiday In Arizona Sparks Hot Dispute”

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Arizona Informant Article
Arizona Informant Article

Dr. Warren H. Stewart, Sr. attending the first African/African-American Summit, along with Dr. Lincoln J. Ragsdale, Sr., Valley Civil Rights Veteran, Mr. Coretta Scott King, Widow of Dr. King, The Honorable Benjamin Hooks, National President, N.A.A.C.P., April 17-19, 1991, in Ivory Coast, West Africa

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Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks

Pastor Henry L. Barnwell, Chair, Arizonans for a Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday, Mrs. Rosa Parks, “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement” and Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson taking a Symbolic Bus Ride in Phoenix on January 17, 1992

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