Life Vol. 64 No. 16

Published by
Time Inc., American, founded 1922
Subject of
King, Coretta Scott, American, 1927 - 2006
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Date
April 19, 1968
On View
Concourse 1, C1 053
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (34.3 x 26.7 cm)
Description
An issue of Life magazine featuring the aftermath of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. The cover has an image of Coretta Scott King in a black veil at her husband's funeral service. The LIFE logo is at the top left of the cover and white text next to the logo reads: [America's Farewell in Anger and Grief]. White text at the bottom reads: [April 19- 1968 - 34¢].
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Type
portraits
magazines (periodicals)
Topic
Civil rights
Families
Funeral customs and rites
Mass media
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elmer J. Whiting, III
Object number
2011.17.192
Restrictions & Rights
© 1968 Time, Inc. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58a9505fc-6633-438a-9fe4-432f2aec77af