Bishop Jordan, AME Baptist Church, T. O. Jones, Head of Sanitation Workers, Walter Reuther, United Auto Workers, line up to lead protest march after death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Memphis, TN, April 8, 1968

Image for Bishop Jordan, AME Baptist Church, T. O. Jones, Head of Sanitation Workers, Walter Reuther, United Auto Workers, line up to lead protest march after death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Memphis, TN, April 8, 1968
2 images
Created by
Dr. Withers, Ernest C., American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 19 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. (50.2 x 40 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place depicted
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date
April 8, 1968
Description
In this black-and-white photograph, a black man and a white man hold hands in the foreground. In the background, people line up to begin a march.
Topic
Civil rights
Photography
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anthony Decaneas, Decaneas Archive, and Ernest C. Withers Trust
Object number
2011.16.2
Restrictions & Rights
© Ernest C. Withers Trust

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