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SCLC pallbearers stand over casket of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., at Morehouse College on April 12, 1968, Atlanta, GA

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Photograph by:
Dr. Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 - 2007  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 19 3/4 x 15 7/8 in. (50.2 x 40.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 12, 1968
Description:
In the foreground of this black-and-white photograph is Dr. King's coffin. Behind it stands a line of men holding hands.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anthony Decaneas, Decaneas Archive, and Ernest C. Withers Trust
Object number:
2011.16.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50e8320bb-a646-4d5b-9426-4ab83b6c812b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.16.3