One Million Strong

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): 13 11/16 x 10 5/8 in. (34.8 x 27 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
Description
This black-and-white photograph depicts a crowd of men on the National Mall during the Million Man March. Looking down the National Mall towards the Washington Monument, the Smithsonian Castle is visible on the left and an equestrian statue of Ulysses S. Grant is on the right. The crowd carries various signs; two signs are legible. One reads "JESUS IS LORD" and the other "Zion Hill Church /Rochester /New York." In the foreground, one man in a baseball cap looks towards the viewer.
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
2013.99.4
Restrictions & Rights
© Roderick Terry
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5208a8dbe-8294-4d78-b2e2-3a1e5b729bcd