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

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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!"
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Photography
United States--History--1961-1969
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
Created by
Dr. Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
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
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)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place depicted
Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
April 8, 1968
Type
gelatin silver prints
Object number
2011.16.5