Image ID
ICHi-173492
Headline
Funeral service for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Morehouse College
Date Depicted
April 9, 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-173492; 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
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funeral service for dr martin luther king jr at morehouse college

Reverend Ralph Abernathy speaking at a public funeral service held for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Morehouse College, King's alma mater, Atlanta, Georgia, April 9, 1968. People are holding hands being King's casket. This service followed a three-mile procession from Ebenezer Baptist Church, where a private funeral service was held for King's family and close friends.

Reverend Ralph Abernathy speaking at a public funeral service held for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Morehouse College, King's alma mater, Atlanta, Georgia, April 9, 1968. People are holding hands being King's casket. This service followed a three-mile procession from Ebenezer Baptist Church, where a private funeral service was held for King's family and close friends.