Selma March

Created by
Schapiro, Steve, American, born 1934
Subject of
Rustin, Bayard, American, 1912 - 1987
Randolph, A. Philip, American, 1889 - 1979
Date
1965
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image and Sheet): 6 3/4 × 9 3/4 in. (17.1 × 24.8 cm)
Caption
Two weeks later, despite bad weather, rough roads, and primitive accommodations, thousands of marchers successfully completed the five-day, fifty-four mile march to the state capitol in Montgomery.
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Bayard Rustin and A. Philip Randolph standing in a crowd at the Selma March with an umbrella over their heads. Unknown figures are visible behind them.
Place depicted
Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Civil rights
Photography
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.107.35
Restrictions & Rights
© Steve Schapiro. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50c06c747-1c1a-434b-9245-107d5ad0ba67