Medgar Evans' wife weeping at his funeral, by Flip Schulke
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AT MEDGAR EVERS' FUNERAL, 1963. 13 ¾ x 11-inch gelatin silver print on heavy paper by Flip Schulke. Schulke was a major press photographer for LIFE Magazine and other publications. He made many important images of the Civil Rights movement.
Evers was assassinated in 1963 by a KKK member. He was a WWII veteran and an influential Civil Rights activist. This is Evers' wife Myrlie.
This image was used on an NAACP poster. Probably printed 1970's, but could be earlier. Has pen and pencil notation for Schulke at Black Star, his credit stamp, and stamp for his 1975 book "Martin Luther King, Jr." Given to Robert Nemser, the book's designer. Pencil notations on bottom margin.
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- Flip Schulke
- Width: 11 inches
- Height: 13.75 inches
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