Image ID
ICHi-173434
Headline
Casket of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 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-173434; 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
2439
Max Pixels - Width
3658
KEYWORDS
casket of dr martin luther king jr at memphis airport

Group of men moving the casket carrying the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.from a hearst to a loading ramp and onto an airplane at Memphis Airport, Memphis, Tennessee, April 5, 1968. Coretta Scott King, widow of Martin Luther King, is standing in the airplane doorway. King's casket was flown to his home in Atlanta, Georgia for funeral services.

Group of men moving the casket carrying the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.from a hearst to a loading ramp and onto an airplane at Memphis Airport, Memphis, Tennessee, April 5, 1968. Coretta Scott King, widow of Martin Luther King, is standing in the airplane doorway. King's casket was flown to his home in Atlanta, Georgia for funeral services.