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Associated Press Farewell to Father

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09739.024 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Atlanta, Georgia Type: Photograph Date: 7 April 1968 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 25.2 x 21.3 cm.

Summary of Content: One wirephoto taken by Associated Press dated April 7, 1968. Depicts Dr. King's children, Bernice King, Martin III, and Dexter with Coretta Scott King as they look over their father's casket.

Background Information: Bernice King is five years old in this photograph.

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006
King, Bernice, 1963-
King Martin III, 1957-
King, Dexter, 1961-

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African AmericansAfrican American HistoryAssassinationsCivil Rights MovementFunerals

Sub Era: The Sixties

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