Photograph of Terrence Roberts and soldiers at Little Rock Central High School

Image for Photograph of Terrence Roberts and soldiers at Little Rock Central High School
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Roberts, Terrence, American, born 1941
Little Rock Central High School, American, founded 1927
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)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
Date
September 1957
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.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Education
Law
Military
Photography
Segregation
United States--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.
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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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