Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Martin Luther King III

Image for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Martin Luther King III
Photograph by
Karales, James H., American, 1930 - 2002
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
King, Coretta Scott, American, 1927 - 2006
King, Martin Luther III, American, born 1957
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 4738pixels × 2743pixels
Type
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1962
Description
Black-and-white digital image of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his son Martin Luther King III. Dr. King, wearing a white shirt, black pants and a patterned tie, holds his young son over his head with both arms. Martin Luther King III, held in the air, bends at his waist and rests his forehead against his father's forehead below him. He wears a light colored shirt, dark pants and white shoes. They stand in a grassy yard with a wooden clapboard house in the background. The house has two windows visible and peeling paint. There is a wooden lattice extending from the house wall.
Topic
African American
Children
Civil rights
Domestic life
Families
Fatherhood
Photography
Play
Recreation
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
2015.129.21
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of James Karales
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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