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Published by:
Time Inc., American, founded 1922  Search this
Subject of:
Coretta Scott King, American, 1927 - 2006  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (34.3 x 26.7 cm)
Type:
portraits
magazines (periodicals)
Date:
April 19, 1968
Description:
An issue of Life magazine featuring the aftermath of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. The cover has an image of Coretta Scott King in a black veil at her husband's funeral service. The LIFE logo is at the top left of the cover and white text next to the logo reads: [America's Farewell in Anger and Grief]. White text at the bottom reads: [April 19- 1968 - 34¢].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Families  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Mass media  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elmer J. Whiting, III
Object number:
2011.17.192
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1968 Time, Inc
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58a9505fc-6633-438a-9fe4-432f2aec77af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.17.192