Image ID
ICHi-036877
Headline
Woman crying as she exits 16th Street Church bombing funeral
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-036877; Declan Haun, photographer
Inventory Number
2002.98
Storage Location
Declan Haun collection of visual materials, SII.B2.F19.s63.185, #32
Acquisition Source
Gift of the estate of Declan Haun
Max Pixels - Height
2547
Max Pixels - Width
3757
KEYWORDS
2002.98 63.185#32
African Americans
people
20%
funerals
crowds
churches
16th Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.)
16th Street Baptist Church bombing, Birmingham, Ala., 1963
2002.98
Haun, Declan, 1937-1994
woman crying as she exits 16th street church bombing funeral

A woman, accompanied by a number of other people, sobs as she exits a funeral for victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963. The September 15, 1963 bombing killed four young African American girls.

A woman, accompanied by a number of other people, sobs as she exits a funeral for victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963. The September 15, 1963 bombing killed four young African American girls.