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First day of Memphis integration, TN

Image for First day of Memphis integration, TN
2 images
Created by
Dr. Withers, Ernest C., American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
H x W (Image): 14 1/4 × 18 in. (36.2 × 45.7 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date
1961
Description
Three African American children smile from a car window on their way to school as their mother, left, looks on.
Topic
African American
Children
Civil rights
Education
Photography
United States--History--1953-1961
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.16.18
Restrictions & Rights
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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