Rev. E.W. Lumpkin conducts the Interdenominational Theological Center male chorus

Image for Rev. E.W. Lumpkin conducts the Interdenominational Theological Center male chorus
2 images
Photograph by
Henry, Horace C., American, born 1948
Subject of
Rev. Lumpkin, E.W., American
Interdenominational Theological Center Male Chorus, American, founded 1958
Printed by
Unidentified
Subject of
Ebenezer Baptist Church, American, founded 1886
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type
inkjet prints
Place captured
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
January 15, 1969; printed 2011
Caption
The Rev. E. W. Lumpkin conducts the Iterdenominational [sic] Theological Center male chorus during one of the many musical presentations at this first ecumenical service for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. You may be able to identify some of the I.T.C. students in the chorus if you look carefully.
Description
This black and white photograph shows Rev. E. W. Lumpkin conducting members of the Interdenominational Theological Center Male Chorus at the commemorative service for Martin Luther King Jr. inside the Ebenezer Baptist Church. The camera is off center to the choir who are facing a crowd inside the church. The seated crowd directly in front of the camera are looking at the chorus while the crowd behing Lumkpin have their backs to the chorus. The interior of the church is visible, including organ pipes and stained glass windows in the proper upper left. The back of the photograph has a manufacturer's mark, photographer's stamp and a handwritten inscription.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Gospel (Music)
Photography
Religion
Singers (Musicians)
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Horace C. Henry
Object number
2011.94.7
Restrictions & Rights
© Horace Henry
See more items in
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series
One Day in January: A Collection of Images Taken at Dr. King’s First Memorial Service
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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