Photograph of seven of the Little Rock Nine meeting at the home of Daisy Bates

Photograph by
Samuels, Gertrude, British American, 1910 - 2003
Published by
The New York Times, American, founded 1851
Subject of
Patillo Beals, Melba, American, born 1941
LaNier, Carlotta Walls, American, born 1942
Thomas, Jefferson, American, 1942 - 2010
Eckford, Elizabeth, American, born 1941
Mothershed-Wair, Thelma, American, born 1940
Roberts, Terrence, American, born 1941
Ray Karlmark, Gloria Cecelia, American, born 1942
Bates, Daisy, American, 1914 - 1999
Little Rock Central High School, American, founded 1927
Date
March 1958
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 3/8 × 9 15/16 in. (21.3 × 25.2 cm)
Description
This black-and-white photograph depicts seven of the Little Rock Nine, from left to right, Melba Patillo, Carlotta Walls, Jefferson Tomas, Elizabeth Eckford, Thelma Mothershed, Terrence Roberts and Gloria Ray, meeting at the home of Daisy Bates, a local NAACP leader. The seven are gathered around a table with books.
Place depicted
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Civil rights
Education
Photography
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elmer J. Whiting, III
Object number
2011.17.201
Restrictions & Rights
© Gertrude Samuels
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54ae8a80a-f5a9-47ec-b2c6-fb6f3404216d
2 image(s)