Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is stopped by police at Medgar Evers' funeral, Jackson, MS

Created by
Dr. Withers, Ernest C., American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Unidentified Man or Men
Evers, Medgar, American, 1925 - 1963
Date
June 1963
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Description
This black-and-white photograph depicts Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His face is framed by the head and shoulders of two men in the foreground.
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
Civil Rights
Hate crimes
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.16.8
Restrictions & Rights
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e4cde6da-fa02-4c75-b74d-9d231479761b
1 image(s)