2 of 1,000,000

Image for 2 of 1,000,000
Created by
Terry, Roderick, American
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Printed by
Penn Camera, American, 1954 - 2012
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)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
National Mall, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 16, 1995
Description
This black-and-white photograph depicting a man standing on the National Mall during the Million Man March with the Washington Monument in the background. He is holding a handwritten sign over his head that says, "2 OF 1,000,000." Wearing a baseball cap and sweatshirt, he looks directly at the viewer. Loosely surrounding him are several other men and a boy. They also look directly at the viewer; the boy holds a pair of binoculars to his eyes. A large milling crowd is visible in the background.
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Local and regional
Men
Photography
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Roderick Terry
Object number
2013.99.2
Restrictions & Rights
© Roderick Terry
See more items in
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series
One Million Strong
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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