Southwest Georgia. SNCC Field Secretary Charles Sherrod and Randy Battle

Image for Southwest Georgia. SNCC Field Secretary Charles Sherrod and Randy Battle
Created by
Lyon, Danny, American, born 1942
Subject of
Rev. Sherrod, Charles Melvin, American, born 1937
Battle, Randy, American
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, American, 1960 - 1970s
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 3/4 × 12 15/16 in. (22.2 × 32.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 7/8 x 13 15/16 in. (27.6 x 35.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1963; printed 1994
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Charles Sherrod (standing) and Randy Battle (sitting) visiting an African American woman who is sitting on her front porch. An African American man and woman stand behind her.
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Photography
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.107.22
Restrictions & Rights
© Danny Lyon/Magnum Photos. 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