Rev Ralph Abernathy embracing Rosa Parks, Benjamin Hooks on left, SCLC Convention, Memphis, TN

Image for Rev Ralph Abernathy embracing Rosa Parks, Benjamin Hooks on left, SCLC Convention, Memphis, TN
2 images
Created by
Dr. Withers, Ernest C., American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Rosa Parks, American, 1913 - 2005
Rev. Abernathy, Ralph David, American, 1926 - 1990
Hooks, Benjamin, American, 1925 - 2010
Unidentified Man or Men
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date
July 1968
Description
Rosa Parks shakes hands and receives a kiss from Rev. Joseph Abernathy while surrounded by onlookers.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Photography
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.16.20
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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