Thursday, April 02, 2009

the day the music died

That is Dr. King's briefcase, just as it was. His brush. His pajamas. That's a can of shaving cream there on top. And you can see his book, 'Strength to Love,' peeping from the pocket.

Life Magazine writer Mike Silva commenting on Henry Groskinsky's photograph of the luggage Martin Luther King left behind the day he was assassinated.

Life Magazine has published -- for the first time -- the photographs that Henry Groskinsky took at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis the day the music died »

via @minorjive and @adamserwer

1 comment:

Fran said...

hello Suttonhoo - i've seen you on Flickr and found you via Friendly Joe's hilarious November Tday feast link today and this is a very touching account of MLK - i always wonder how many people really consider looking at the remains left behind... so telling.

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