Image ID
ICHi-173430
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-173430; 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
3664
Max Pixels - Width
2443
KEYWORDS
guns
rifles
planes
airplanes
tarmacs
American Airlines
casket carrying the late dr martin luther king jr arriving at memphis airport

National Guardsman holding a rifle near 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.

National Guardsman holding a rifle near 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.