Rev. C. T. Vivian, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rosa Parks, Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

Photograph by
Karales, James H., American, 1930 - 2002
Created by
Rick Rhodes Photography & Imaging, LLC, American
Subject of
Rev. Vivian, C. T., American, born 1924
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Rosa Parks, American, 1913 - 2005
16th Street Baptist Church, American, founded 1873
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
1963
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 3092pixels × 4655pixels
Description
A black-and-white digital image of Reverend C. T. Vivian, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rosa parks seated at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. Vivian can be seen adjusting his shirt collar, wearing a dark suit. King sits leaning forward, holding a pamphlet, wearing a lighter colored suit and striped tie. Parks, seated next to him, is leaning back in her chair, wearing a light colored skirt suit and matching pillbox hat with a ribbon pinned on. She is holding her handbag in her lap. A folding chair, not in focus, can be seen in front of parks. There is a curtain running behind Vivian, King, and Parks separating the stage from the seats behind. Women sit in the seats, including one holding a paper fan.
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
Preaching
Religion
United States--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
2015.129.37
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of James Karales
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5344725a1-9a18-4f95-8b94-1752912b9708
1 image(s)