Digital print of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Chicago Freedom Movement rally

Image for Digital print of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Chicago Freedom Movement rally
Created by
Kleina, Bernard, American
Subject of
Chicago Freedom Movement, American, 1965 - 1967
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. (22.2 x 15.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type
portraits
inkjet prints
Place depicted
Soldier Field, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date
July 10, 1966; printed 2012
Description
A color photograph of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at a podium with multiple microphones. He is holding his right hand in the air, palm outward. He is gazing to the viewer's left. In the background, out of focus, is a figure in a red shirt and a black umbrella.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Photography
Race discrimination
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bernard J. Kleina
Object number
2013.140.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Bernard J. Kleina
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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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