Created by
Lester, Julius, American, born 1939
Subject of
Hamer, Fannie Lou, American, 1917 - 1977
President Johnson, Lyndon Baines, American, 1908 - 1973
Humphrey, Hubert Horatio Jr., American, 1911 - 1978
Date
1966
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 3/8 x 6 5/16 in. (23.8 x 16 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
H x W (Mat): 17 x 14 in. (43.2 x 35.6 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of three election posters on a wall promoting Fannie Lou Hamer, Lyndon Johnson, and Hubert Humphrey, each of which begins "FREEDOM MEANS." Below there is a SCLC FREEDOM NOW pennant.
Place depicted
Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Civil rights
Photography
Politics
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Howard Greenberg Gallery
Object number
2012.169.1
Restrictions & Rights
©Julius Lester
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5678038e1-483f-44cd-9aae-8add654996a4

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