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United Press International [Photo of Martin Luther King's casket being loaded onto an Atlanta bound plane]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09739.002 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Memphis, Tennessee Type: Photograph Date: 5 April 1968 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 21.3 x 26.2 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto taken by UPI dated April 5, 1968. Photograph depicts casket of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. being loaded onto a plane for transport back to Atlanta, Georgia.

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African AmericansAfrican American HistoryAssassinationsFuneralsAirplanes

Sub Era: The Sixties

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