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
Birmingham Police Department, founded 1871
James, Roy, American, born 1938
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
1962
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 3155pixels × 4584pixels
Description
A black-and-white digital image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a discussion with Roy James surrounded by men and women. King and James are seated in the center of the image with a circle of standing people surrounding them. King is wearing a dark suit and tie with a name badge on his left jacket lapel. James is wearing a white collared shirt. The image is taken from behind the group with half of the circle's back to the viewer.
Place captured
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
Hate crimes
Justice
Photography
Political organizations
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Violence
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
2015.129.16
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of James Karales
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5026a722e-0e9e-4dff-8aa3-1078bb383f2e

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