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Associated Press Waiting to see King

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09739.030 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Atlanta, Georgia Type: Photograph Date: 7 April 1968 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 21.3 x 25 cm.

Summary of Content: One wirephoto taken by Associated Press dated April 7, 1968. Depicts mourners waiting in line to see the body of Dr. King 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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