Jesse Jackson - Resurrection City, Wash., D.C. - 1968

Image for Jesse Jackson - Resurrection City, Wash., D.C. - 1968
Subject of
Rev. Jackson, Jesse, American, born 1941
Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968
Unidentified Man or Men
Photograph by
Robert Houston, American, born 1935
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 3181pixels × 2177pixels
Type
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
May 21, 1968- June 23, 1968
Description
This image depicts Reverend Jesse Jackson in Resurrection City. Jackson is pictured in profile. Wearing a dark blue shirt, open at the neck, with a necklace of square wooden beads, he gazes to the viewer's left. There are several indistinct individuals in the background.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Communities
Local and regional
Photography
Resistance
Social reform
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Greta Houston
Object number
2014.116.43
Restrictions & Rights
© Robert Houston
See more items in
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series
Resurrection City
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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