Image ID
ICHi-173435
Headline
Casket carrying the late 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-173435; 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
2446
Max Pixels - Width
3669
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casket carrying the late dr martin luther king jr at memphis airport

A woman speaking to a group of National Guardsmen on the tarmac at Memphis Airport, Memphis, Tennessee, April 5, 1968. The men were sent by the United States government to secure transportation of the casket carrying the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to his home in Atlanta, Georgia.

A woman speaking to a group of National Guardsmen on the tarmac at Memphis Airport, Memphis, Tennessee, April 5, 1968. The men were sent by the United States government to secure transportation of the casket carrying the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to his home in Atlanta, Georgia.