Image ID
ICHi-173428
Headline
Casket carrying the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. arriving at Memphis Airport
Date Depicted
April 5, 1968
Creator
Haun, Declan, 1937-1994
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
color slides
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2018, all rights reserved.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-173428; Declan Haun, photographer
Inventory Number
2002.98
Storage Location
Declan Haun collection of visual materials: Series V, Box 1, box 1
Horizon Bib. No.
145545
Max Pixels - Height
2413
Max Pixels - Width
3619
KEYWORDS
guns
rifles
planes
airplanes
tarmacs
American Airlines
casket carrying the late dr martin luther king jr arriving at memphis airport

Armed guard (possibly a policeman) on the tarmac at Memphis Airport awaiting the arrival of the casket carrying the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Memphis, Tennessee, April 5, 1968. King's casket was flown to his home in Atlanta, Georgia for funeral services.

Armed guard (possibly a policeman) on the tarmac at Memphis Airport awaiting the arrival of the casket carrying the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Memphis, Tennessee, April 5, 1968. King's casket was flown to his home in Atlanta, Georgia for funeral services.