Memorial March after assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Main Street, Memphis, TN, April 8, 1968

Photograph by
Dr. Withers, Ernest C., American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Date
April 8, 1968
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 19 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. (50.2 x 40 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph depicting a memorial march after the assassination of Dr. King. People march from top right to bottom left carrying signs saying "HONOR KING: END RACISM" and "UNION JUSTICE NOW!"
Place depicted
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Civil rights
Photography
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anthony Decaneas, Decaneas Archive, and Ernest C. Withers Trust
Object number
2011.16.5
Restrictions & Rights
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55d32865e-4361-452e-96aa-138450148f3b
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