Coretta Scott King and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Freedom Singing, SCLC Convention

Photograph by
Karales, James H., American, 1930 - 2002
Created by
Rick Rhodes Photography & Imaging, LLC, American
Subject of
King, Coretta Scott, American, 1927 - 2006
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
The Freedom Singers, American, founded 1962
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
1962
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 2999pixels × 4516pixels
Description
A black-and-white digital image of Coretta Scott King and Martin Luther King, Jr. with arms crossed across holding hands. Mrs. King, left of the image, is wearing a dark sleeveless dress with a large light corsage pinned to her chest on her left. She is wearing a long necklace and looking toward the right of the image. Dr. King, on the right, is wearing a dark suit and striped tie looking directly at the viewer. A man and woman can be seen in the background holding hands in a similar way.
Place captured
Birmingham, West Midlands County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
portraits
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
2015.129.14
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of James Karales
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f7ae07a8-377e-466e-a406-fc7ed2ef3008