Image of a civil rights protest outside Greenville City Hall

Created 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 of a civil rights protest outside Greenville City Hall. In the image, men and women form a picket line carrying homemade protest signs, while being watched by individuals just out of frame to the left. Just right of center, a man wearing a light-colored cap carries in his right hand a sign reading, [Gov. Johnson Prevents / Federal Aid To / MISSISSIPPI'S SCHOOLS].
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
Photography
Segregation
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2007.1.73.3
Restrictions & Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5653eeee5-925f-4ca7-b73e-807d673f265b