Life Vol. 64 No. 16

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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¢].
African American
Civil Rights
Mass media
United States--History--1961-1969
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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© 1968 Time, Inc. Permission required for use.
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Time Inc., American, founded 1922
Subject of
Coretta Scott King, American, 1927 - 2006
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elmer J. Whiting, III
ink on paper
H x W: 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (34.3 x 26.7 cm)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
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NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
April 19, 1968
magazines (periodicals)
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