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Desegregation of Central High School Little Rock, AR

Image for Desegregation of Central High School Little Rock, AR
2 images
Created by
Dr. Withers, Ernest C., American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Little Rock Central High School, American, founded 1927
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 16 × 19 7/8 in. (40.6 × 50.5 cm)
H x W (Image): 15 × 18 1/8 in. (38.1 × 46 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
Date
1957
Description
This black-and-white photograph depicts a small group of young African American men and women exiting a car. In the distance, a crowd can be seen gathered in front of a large building, Central High School.
Topic
African American
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
2009.16.1
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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