Image ID
ICHi-173432
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-173432; 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
3661
Max Pixels - Width
2441
KEYWORDS
crying
cries
mourning
mourns
African Americans
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casket carrying the late dr martin luther king jr arriving at memphis airport

Man on the tarmac at Memphis Airport where the casket carrying the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was brought, Memphis, Tennessee, April 5, 1968. King's casket was flown to his home in Atlanta, Georgia for funeral services.

Man on the tarmac at Memphis Airport where the casket carrying the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was brought, Memphis, Tennessee, April 5, 1968. King's casket was flown to his home in Atlanta, Georgia for funeral services.