Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is stopped by police at Medgar Evers' funeral, Jackson, MS

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This black-and-white photograph depicts Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His face is framed by the head and shoulders of two men in the foreground.
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Hate crimes
Photography
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Rights
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
Created by
Dr. Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Unidentified Man or Men
Medgar Evers, American, 1925 - 1963
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place depicted
Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
June 1963
Type
gelatin silver prints
Object number
2009.16.8