Walking to Washington

Created by
Terry, Roderick, American
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Million Man March, American, founded 1995
Printed by
Penn Camera, American, 1954 - 2012
Date
October 16, 1995
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 10 5/8 x 13 11/16 in. (27 x 34.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Description
This black-and-white photograph depicts two men in matching white shirts and black pants holding a homemade banner. The banner reads "WE'RE WALKING / TO WASHINGTON / TO THE / MILLION MAN MARCH." The men's shirts read "Greater Germantown/ Turn it Over." The men hold up the banner between them and gaze past the viewer to the right. In the background are trees and a scattered crowd.
Place depicted
National Mall, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
One Million Strong
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Local and regional
Men
Photography
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Roderick Terry
Object number
2013.99.21
Restrictions & Rights
© Roderick Terry
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd592732074-12bc-43ea-b64f-2084cbba6e10