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United Press International [Faces of King's mourners]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09739.025 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Atlanta, Georgia Type: Photograph Date: 7 April 1968 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 25.2 x 21.3 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto published by United Press International dated April 7, 1968. Comprised of eight portraits of various mourners of Dr. King. According to the telephoto description, the pictures were taken as King's body was lying in state at the Sisters Chapel of Spelman College.

Background Information:

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

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African AmericansAfrican American HistoryAssassinationsCivil Rights MovementFunerals

Sub Era: The Sixties

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