Rosa Parks seated with Congressman John Conyers, Dr. Ralph David Abernathy and Mr. Cleveland Robinson

Photograph by
Henry, Horace C., American, born 1948
Subject of
Rev. Abernathy, Ralph David, American, 1926 - 1990
Conyers, John Jr., American, born 1929
Rosa Parks, American, 1913 - 2005
Robinson, Cleveland, Jamaican American, 1914 - 1995
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Printed by
Unidentified
Subject of
Ebenezer Baptist Church, American, founded 1886
Date
January 15, 1969; printed 2011
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Caption
Left to right: Congressman John Conyers, Dr. Ralph David Abernathy, Mrs. Rosa Parks, Mr. Cleveland Robinson.
Description
This black and white photograph depicts from proper right to left John Conyers, Ralph David Abernathy, Rosa Parks and Cleveland Robinson, who are all looking off-camera to proper left. They are seated inside the Ebenezer Baptist Church for Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday commemoration in 1969. A cross is visible in the background. The back of the photograph has a manufacturer's mark and printer's inscription.
Place captured
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
One Day in January: A Collection of Images Taken at Dr. King’s First Memorial Service
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
inkjet prints
Topic
Civil rights
Photography
Politics (Practical)
Religion
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
2011.94.9
Restrictions & Rights
© Horace Henry
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5036a28fb-8a02-4ded-a422-60f490f103ce
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