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Title
Casket of Elijah Muhammad
Date Created and/or Issued
1975-02-28T07:00:00Z
Publication Information
Chapman University Digital Commons
Contributing Institution
Chapman University, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
Collection
UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980
Rights Information
copyrighted
UPI retains the copyright on all photographs. Permission to use photographs must be obtained from United Press International.
Description
Chicago: Casket containing the body of Elijah Muhammad, spiritual leader of the Nation of Islam, better known as the Black Muslims, is carried from the Temple of Islam to hearse during funeral services, 2/28. An estimated 10,000 followers & friends attended services for the spiritual leader who died 2/25 at age 77.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
http://digitalcommons.chapman.edu/upi_african_american/62
Subject
African Americans
History
United States
Prejudice
Desegregation
Civil rights movement
Black Panthers
African American Studies
United States History
Source
UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

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