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Funeral, Martin Luther King, Jr

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Creator:Jillson, Floyd, 1926-2011
Title:Funeral, Martin Luther King, Jr
Date:1968 Apr. 9
Description:

Aerial view of a memorial service in front of Harkness Hall on the campus of Atlanta University during the funeral of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Atlanta, Georgia.

Martin Luther King Jr. was an American civil rights leader, and a Baptist minister. He received the Nobel Peace Price for his efforts to end racial discrimination by non violent means in 1964. King was assassinated in 1968 and is entombed at the King Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

Local identification number: VIS 71.96.01

Local identification number: ahc071096001a.jpg

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Funeral processions--Georgia--Atlanta | Funeral rites and ceremonies--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights leaders--Georgia--Atlanta | African Americans--1960-1970 | Memorial rites and ceremonies--Georgia--Atlanta | Crowds--Georgia--Atlanta | Aerial photographs | Aerial views | Atlanta University | Atlanta University. Harkness Hall | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824
Collection:Floyd Jillson Photograph Collection, 1957-1992 and n.d., (bulk 1965-1975)
Institution:Atlanta History Center
Contributors:Atlanta History Center
Original Material:

Floyd Jillson Photographs, Atlanta History Center

Rights and Usage:

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