Martin Luther King, Sr.’s graduation photo, taken upon earning his degree from Morehouse College in 1930. By the time he earned his degree, he had three children and was next in line to take the pulpit at Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Martin Luther King Sr’s graduation photo, taken upon earning his degree from Morehouse College in 1930. By the time he earned his degree, he had three children and was next in line to take the pulpit at Ebenezer Baptist Church.Courtesy of the King/Farris Family
Martin Luther King, Sr.’s graduation photo, taken upon earning his degree from Morehouse College in 1930. By the time he earned his degree, he had three children and was next in line to take the pulpit at Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Martin Luther King, Sr., and his wife, Alberta “Bunch” Williams King. King, Sr., gave her the nickname upon her return from college, shortening “bunch-of-goodness” to just “Bunch.” They were married in 1926.
A family portrait of the Kings, taken in 1939. Clockwise: King, Sr.; mother-in-law, Mrs. Jeannie C. Parks Williams; son Martin Luther, Jr.; daughter, Christine; younger son, Alfred Daniel, and wife, Alberta Williams King.
Martin Luther King, Sr.; Alberta Williams King; Coretta Scott King; and Christine King board a plane in 1964, en route to King, Jr’s Nobel Peace Prize presentation ceremony.
Martin Luther King, Sr.; Jesse Jackson; Alberta Williams King; and Christine King Farris at her Spelman College commencement.
Martin Luther King Sr’s graduation photo, taken upon earning his degree from Morehouse College in 1930. By the time he e
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See Martin Luther King Jr.'s Roots With These King Family Photos

Jan 13, 2017
Daddy King Book Cover Courtesy of Beacon Press 

In 1980, Martin Luther King Sr. published the memoir Daddy King: An Autobiography, a work that provided new insight into his life—and the family world that created Martin Luther King Jr.

After being out of print for nearly two decades, Daddy King was re-released this week, in time for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. The publication offers a chance to look at King's family photos, like the ones seen here.

Read an excerpt from Daddy King here on TIME.com

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