This is History

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 group of men during the Million Man March. They are gathered on and around the Statue of Peace. In the foreground is a grouping of three men, two holding up their fists while a third one, in baseball cap and glasses, also holds a sign that reads "THIS IS HISTORY." They look directly at the viewer. Behind them are a number of other individuals sitting and standing on the monuments' steps. Several also hold their fists in the air. There is a flag draped across the monument’s base that reads "PUBLIC / ENEMY."
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
portraits
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
2013.99.5
Restrictions & Rights
© Roderick Terry
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b1011730-ba7c-458d-8263-4a2e0a94d332