Mrs. Medgar Evers and family - she comforts her eldest son at Medgar Evers' funeral, Jackson MS

Created by
Dr. Withers, Ernest C., American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Evers, Myrlie, American, born 1933
Evers, Darrell, American, 1953 - 2001
Unidentified Child or Children
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Evers, Medgar, American, 1925 - 1963
Date
June 15, 1963
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Description
This black-and-white photograph depicts a crowd of African Americans in mourning attire.
Place depicted
Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Families
Funeral customs and rites
Hate crimes
Photography
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.16.7
Restrictions & Rights
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c43125b1-3205-496a-82c4-ecce1a545a3c
1 image(s)