On View
1968 & Beyond Gallery
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Ebenezer Baptist Church, American, founded 1886
Morehouse College, American, founded 1867
Date
April 9, 1968
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/4 x 5 3/8 in. (21 x 13.7 cm)
Description
A program (2012.39a) and case (2012.39b) for the funeral services for Martin Luther King, Jr. at Ebenezer Baptist Church and Morehouse College on April 9, 1968. The program has sixteen pages. The cover features a half-tone portrait of King.
Place depicted
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
programs
Topic
Baptist
Civil rights
Funeral customs and rites
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.39ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b060bbc9-2ead-4cd6-b5d0-da22d4f7c653

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