Till boy's funeral, Burr Oaks Cemetary sic

Photograph by
Mann, Dave
Subject of
Till, Emmett, American, 1941 - 1955
Till-Mobley, Mamie, American, 1921 - 2003
Spearman, Alma, American, 1902 - 1981
Date
September 6, 1955
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image and Sheet): 8 15/16 × 9 1/16 in. (22.7 × 23 cm)
Description
Black-and-white image of seven individuals during outdoor funeral service; features two women dressed in black prominently in the foreground. The woman on the right has her left hand raised. There are multiple inscriptions on the back.
Place depicted
Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Civil rights
Funeral customs and rites
Hate crimes
United States--History--1953-1961
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lauren and Michael Lee
Object number
2013.92
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
2 image(s)