Photograph of McDew, Hansberry, Simone, Bikel, and Forman

  • Image for Photograph of McDew, Hansberry, Simone, Bikel, and Forman
  • Image for Photograph of McDew, Hansberry, Simone, Bikel, and Forman
2 images
Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Hansberry, Lorraine, American, 1930 - 1965
Simone, Nina, American, 1933 - 2003
Bikel, Theodore, American, born 1924
Forman, James, American, 1928 - 2005
McDew, Charles F., American, born 1938
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 10 x 8 1/8 in. (25.4 x 20.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Place depicted
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1961-1962
Description
A black and white photograph of (from left to the right): Charles McDew, Lorraine Hansberry, Nina Simone, Theodore Bikel, and James Forman during a rally for Freedom Riders in New York City. Paper attached to the back of the image has several inscriptions identifying the photograph.
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Entertainers
Photography
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Collection of Andy Stroud
Object number
2011.152.1
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible

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