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Aretha Franklin, SCLC convention, Club Paradise, Memphis, TN

Image for Aretha Franklin, SCLC convention, Club Paradise, Memphis, TN
2 images
Created by
Dr. Withers, Ernest C., American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Franklin, Aretha, American, 1942 - 2018
Unidentified Man or Men
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date
July 1968
Description
Aretha Franklin is seated, wearing a white jacket with feathery cuffs, and sings into a microphone.
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Gospel (Music)
Photography
Rhythm and blues (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.16.19
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