From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Robert J. Doherty Photographs

Robert J. Doherty was born in 1924. He documented Louisville, KY, scenes, political rallies and events, prominent Louisvillians, and important visitors to the city. His photographs of Martin Luther King in Louisville and at the 1964 march on Frankfort, KY, have frequently appeared in print. Doherty founded the University of Louisville Libraries' Photographic Archives. For more see Robert J. Doherty photographs at the University of Louisville Libraries' Special Collections and Archives.

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“Robert J. Doherty Photographs,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 25, 2024,

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