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Police, Civil Rights leaders Ralph Abernathy, Andrew Young, Jesse Jackson, and others standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel over the body of slain Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., after his assassination

Date April 4, 1968
Location Lorraine Motel Memphis Tennessee United States
Dimensions Image: 6 1/4 x 9 3/16 in. (15.9 x 23.3 cm)
Paper: 8 x 9 15/16 in. (20.3 x 25.2 cm)
Print medium Photo-Gelatin silver
Credit line

The LIFE Magazine Collection, 2005

Feedback Accession No. 1009.2005