Image ID
ICHi-173473
Headline
James Reeb memorial service
Date Depicted
March 15, 1965
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-173473; 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
3631
Max Pixels - Width
2421
KEYWORDS
funeral wreaths
james reeb memorial service

(Left to right) Archibishop Iakvos, Martin Luther King Jr., Reverend Ralph Abernathy, and others marching to the Dallas County Courthouse to hold a public memorial service in honor of Reverend James Reeb, Selma, Alabama, March 15, 1965. Reeb was a civil rights activist who participated in the Selma Voting Rights Movement and was beaten to death by a group of segregationists.

(Left to right) Archibishop Iakvos, Martin Luther King Jr., Reverend Ralph Abernathy, and others marching to the Dallas County Courthouse to hold a public memorial service in honor of Reverend James Reeb, Selma, Alabama, March 15, 1965. Reeb was a civil rights activist who participated in the Selma Voting Rights Movement and was beaten to death by a group of segregationists.