Photograph by
Karales, James H., American, 1930 - 2002
Created by
Rick Rhodes Photography & Imaging, LLC, American
Subject of
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Robinson, Jackie, American, 1919 - 1972
Hamer, Fannie Lou, American, 1917 - 1977
Diane Nash, American, born 1938
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
1962
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 2863pixels × 4593pixels
Description
A black-and-white digital image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Jackie Robinson standing at a banquet table with microphones. The men and women clapping around them include Diane Nash and Fannie Lou Hamer. Robinson stands behind the podium labeled [L.R. HALL/ AUDITORIUM]. He is wearing a tuxedo with a corsage on his right lapel. He has his hands raised and closed in front of him, his watch is visible on his left hand. To his left, King stands holding a microphone. He is wearing a dark suit and striped tie with a badge below the corsage on his jacket. To the left of Robinson, Hamer stands next to him looking toward Robinson and King wearing a light colored dress. Nash, standing at a table behind, wears a patterned dress with a corsage pinned on her chest.
Place depicted
Birmingham, West Midlands County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
digital images
digital media - born analog
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Photography
Political organizations
Social life and customs
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Monica Karales and the Estate of James Karales
Object number
2015.129.13
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of James Karales
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b8197cf9-82ca-4f33-83ac-ea955bc6fa0a
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