Photograph by
Karales, James H., American, 1930 - 2002
Created by
Rick Rhodes Photography & Imaging, LLC, American
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
1962
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 3056pixels × 4563pixels
Description
A black-and-white digital image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. standing on a balcony at the Gaston Motel speaking to a crowd. King stands at the balcony on the second floor of the motel wearing a dark suit and tie with his right arm outstretched. The crowd stands below looking up toward King, in the parking lot of the motel, surrounding a parked car. The garage and overhang of the motel are shown in the background with the sign [DO NOT ENTER].
Place captured
1510 5th Ave N, Birmingham, Alabama, 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
Oratory
Photography
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
2015.129.19
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of James Karales
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5441f7812-ee74-4810-9daa-de00930118d5
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