Congregation, Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

Photograph by
Karales, James H., American, 1930 - 2002
Created by
Rick Rhodes Photography & Imaging, LLC, American
Subject of
16th Street Baptist Church, American, founded 1873
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
1963
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 3077pixels × 4632pixels
Description
A black-and-white digital image of the congregation sitting in the pews of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. The woman in the forefront of the image, seated in the first pew, is wearing a stripped t-shirt dress holding her bag in her lap. The woman, sitting in the pew behind, is leaning her arm on the edge with her face in her hand. She is wearing a white dress, sweater, a large multi-layered necklace and stud earrings. The woman, seated in the third row, is wearing a dark dress with a flowered scarf and dark hat. The pews are filled with additional men and women including three men standing in the background. The large stained glass window of Jesus Christ can be seen in the background.
Place depicted
1530 6th Ave N, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
digital images
digital media - born analog
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Communities
Photography
Religion
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
2015.129.35
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of James Karales
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50aa42f96-9eeb-48a1-a5d1-214d33df05dd
1 image(s)