UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004311479

Creation Date

6-17-1963

Subject—Names

Medgar Evers

Subject—Topics

Desegregation; Civil rights; Black history

Description

Washington: The body of slain integration leader Medgar Evers arrived here today and was met by some 1,000 persons who gathered at Union Station to escort the hearse through the streets of the Capital to a funeral home. Evers will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday. Here, the hearse pulls out of Union Station. Note Capitol in background.

Format

BW photograph, 7" x 9"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

African Americans, history, United States, prejudice, desegregation, civil rights movement, Black Panthers

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