Image ID
ICHi-036730
Headline
Fred Shuttlesworth, Martin Luther King Jr., and Ralph Abernathy at the funeral for the 16th Street Church bombing victims
Date Depicted
1963
Creator
Haun, Declan, 1937-1994
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
black-and-white negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2014, all rights reserved
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-036730 ; Declan Haun, photographer
Inventory Number
2002.98
Storage Location
Declan Haun collection of visual materials, SII.B2.F19.s63.182, #32
Acquisition Source
Gift of the estate of Declan Haun
Max Pixels - Height
2496
Max Pixels - Width
3612
KEYWORDS
African Americans
people
men
20%
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Birmingham (Ala.)
clergy
funerals
i61653
civil rights
Shuttlesworth, Frederick Lee, 1922-2011
16th Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Abernathy, Ralph David, 1926-1990
2002.98
MLK
Haun, Declan, 1937-1994
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ICHi-36730
fred shuttlesworth martin luther king jr and ralph abernathy at the funeral for the 16th street church bombing victims

Civil Rights leaders Fred Shuttlesworth (left), Martin Luther King Jr. (center), and Ralph Abernathy (right) attend a funeral for victims of the 16th Street Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963. The September 15, 1963 bombing killed four young African-American girls.

Civil Rights leaders Fred Shuttlesworth (left), Martin Luther King Jr. (center), and Ralph Abernathy (right) attend a funeral for victims of the 16th Street Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963. The September 15, 1963 bombing killed four young African-American girls.