Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Roberts, Terrence, American, born 1941
Little Rock Central High School, American, founded 1927
Date
September 1957
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 8 3/16 × 10 1/16 in. (20.8 × 25.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 7 11/16 × 9 1/2 in. (19.5 × 24.1 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a group of armed United States military personnel in light-colored uniforms facing a young man, Terrence Roberts, wearing a horizontal striped shirt and dark slacks. The young man has a pencil tucked behind his left ear.
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
Law
Military
Photography
Segregation
U.S. History, 1953-1961
Youth
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.57.10.3
Restrictions & Rights
© Getty Images/ Paul Popper/ Popperfoto . Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5953b215b-35cb-4d53-a632-d935d149eb05
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