Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., and Ralph Abernathy, Ebenezer Baptist Church During Bus Boycott

Image for Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., and Ralph Abernathy, Ebenezer Baptist Church During Bus Boycott
Created by
Moore, Charles, American, 1931 - 2010
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Rosa Parks, American, 1913 - 2005
Rev. Abernathy, Ralph David, American, 1926 - 1990
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (15.9 x 24.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1955; printed 1987
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Ralph Abernathy speaking with Rosa Parks while Martin Luther King Jr. stands in the background. There are several onlookers near a podium to the right of Abernathy and some individuals sitting in chairs in front of the podium. The print is signed [Charles Moore] on the back in pencil.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Photography
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.49.11
Restrictions & Rights
© Charles Moore
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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