Photograph by
Williams, Milton, American, born 1940
Subject of
Evers, Medgar, American, 1925 - 1963
Henry, Aaron, American, 1922 - 1997
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
June 12, 1978
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, mounting board
Dimensions
H x W (Image and Sheet): 7 7/8 x 9 15/16 in. (20 x 25.2 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a group of men and women gathered in Arlington Cemetery around the gravesite of Medgar Evers. Former Mississippi NAACP President Dr. Aaron Henry speaks to the mourners. There are large flower arrangements on either side of the gravestone.The photograph is attached to a thick mounting board. The board is stamped on the back.
Place depicted
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Civil rights
Photography
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Milton Williams Archives
Object number
2011.15.27
Restrictions & Rights
© Milton Williams
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f38e810a-073c-4053-9768-538007943572

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