Image ID
ICHi-073699
Headline
James Reeb funeral
Date Depicted
March 15, 1965
Date Created
circa March 1965
Creator
Haun, Declan, 1937-1994
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
color slides
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-073699; Declan Haun, photographer
Inventory Number
2002.98
Storage Location
Declan Haun collection of visual materials: Series 5, Box 13, Folder 1
Acquisition Source
Gift of the estate of Declan Haun
Max Pixels - Height
2710
Max Pixels - Width
3884
KEYWORDS
Reeb, James
civil rights
funerals
memorial services
Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.)
African Americans
Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church
churches
Selma (Ala.)
2002.98
Haun, Declan, 1937-1994
color
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james reeb funeral

Interior of Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church during the funeral of James Reeb, Selma, Alabama, March 15, 1965. Reeb was a minister and civil rights activist who participated in the Selma Voting Rights Movement, and was beaten to death by a group of men.

Interior of Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church during the funeral of James Reeb, Selma, Alabama, March 15, 1965. Reeb was a minister and civil rights activist who participated in the Selma Voting Rights Movement, and was beaten to death by a group of men.

1/22/2015