Image ID
ICHi-173438
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-173438; 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
3647
Max Pixels - Width
2431
KEYWORDS
casket carrying the late dr martin luther king jr at memphis airport

Group of men guiding the casket carrying the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.up a loading ramp and onto the airplane at Memphis Airport, Memphis, Tennessee, April 5, 1968. Ralph Abernathy can be seen in the doorway. The casket was transported to King's home in Atlanta, Georgia for funeral services.

Group of men guiding the casket carrying the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.up a loading ramp and onto the airplane at Memphis Airport, Memphis, Tennessee, April 5, 1968. Ralph Abernathy can be seen in the doorway. The casket was transported to King's home in Atlanta, Georgia for funeral services.