Image of the "All-Merit Award" celebration at Greenville City Hall

Photograph by
Rev. Anderson, Henry Clay, American, 1911 - 1998
Date
January 25, 1965
Medium
Silver gelatin on acetate film
Dimensions
H x W: 5 x 4 in. (12.7 x 10.2 cm)
Description
A black-and-white film negative featuring the image ofthe "All-Merit Award" celebration at Greenville City Hall. The image is taken from across the street and shows a marching band, journalists, police, and spectators watching presenters on the steps of City Hall.
Place captured
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
negatives
Topic
Activism
American South
Civil rights
Education
Families
Marching bands (Music)
Photography
Segregation
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2007.1.73.2
Restrictions & Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d8e84b7a-0320-471a-8b0d-743a47efdd2d