Image ID
ICHi-036878
Headline
Boys carrying casket at a funeral for victims of 16th Street Church bombing
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-036878; Declan Haun, photographer
Inventory Number
2002.98
Storage Location
Declan Haun collection of visual materials, SII.B2.F19.s63.181, #7
Acquisition Source
Gift of the estate of Declan Haun
Max Pixels - Height
2506
Max Pixels - Width
3708
KEYWORDS
2002.98 63.181#7
African Americans
people
20%
funerals
funeral processions
crowds
16th Street Baptist Church bombing, Birmingham, Ala., 1963
Birmingham (Ala.)
16th Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
2002.98
Haun, Declan, 1937-1994
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ICHi-36878
boys carrying casket at a funeral for victims of 16th street church bombing

Mourners watch as group of young pallbearers carry a casket towards a hearse at 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.

Mourners watch as group of young pallbearers carry a casket towards a hearse at 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.