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Associated Press To Claim Body

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09739.004 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Atlanta, Georgia Type: Photograph Date: 5 April 1968 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 26.2 x 18.7 cm.

Summary of Content: One wirephoto taken by Associated Press depicting Coretta Scott King boarding a plane bound for Memphis, Tennessee to claim the body of her husband, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holding the umbrella for Mrs. King is her late husband's secretary, Dora McDonald.

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African AmericansAfrican American HistoryFuneralsAssassinationsAirplanes

Sub Era: The Sixties

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