Gov. Ross Barnett at University of Mississippi

Image for Gov. Ross Barnett at University of Mississippi
Created by
McCoy, Dan, American, born 1936
Subject of
Gov. Barnett, Ross Robert, American, 1898 - 1987
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image and Sheet): 6 3/8 x 9 5/8 in. (16.2 x 24.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date
1962
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Governor Ross Barnet wearing a suit and hat walking toward a vehicle guarded by a Mississippi police officer. A crowd of white people clap and cheer from the other side of the vehicle.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Education
Photography
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Howard Greenberg Gallery
Object number
2012.169.3
Restrictions & Rights
©Dan McCoy
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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

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