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This permanent exhibit showcases photographs from the St. Francis College History Collection connected to Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1964 visit to St. Francis College.

On May 6 and 7, 1964, St. Francis College hosted a symposium on civil rights entitled, “I Have a Dream: The Negro and the American Quest for Identity.” This was the second in a series of symposia on social justice held at the college.

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The exhibit includes photos of King and others, explanatory text and a timeline of milestones in the U.S. civil rights movement. Located in Leonard Hall on the Biddeford campus, the exhibit can be viewed whenever the building is open.