The Strong Men Keep Coming

Image for The Strong Men Keep Coming
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
Place depicted
National Mall, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 16, 1995
Description
This black-and-white photograph, looking down the length of the National Mall, depicts a crowd of men during the Million Man March. The Washington Monument is in the background and the Smithsonian Castle is visible to the left of the monument. Several signs and placards are visible throughout the crowd. One in the foreground reads "BROTHERS, SISTERS /WE MUST STOP /THE BICKERING /AND /BEGIN UNITING."
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
2013.99.3
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

NOTE: Cataloging is an ongoing process and we may update this record as we conduct additional research and review. If you have more information about this object, please contact us at NMAAHCDigiTeam@si.edu.