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Boardinghouse bathroom window from which James Earl Ray shot and killed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 422 South Main Street, Memphis, April, 1968

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: 23 3/4 x 19 7/8 in. (60.3 x 50.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--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:
2011.16.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
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Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5474c855f-2ade-4162-b8d1-c24e62927e3c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.16.1
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