Image of a civil rights protest outside Greenville City Hall

Image for Image of a civil rights protest outside Greenville City Hall
Created by
Rev. Anderson, Henry Clay, American, 1911 - 1998
Medium
Silver gelatin on acetate film
Dimensions
H x W: 5 x 4 in. (12.7 x 10.2 cm)
Type
negatives
Place captured
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date
January 25, 1965
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].
Topic
African American
Activism
American South
Civil rights
Education
Families
Photography
Segregation
United States--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
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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