Singing in the Rain, Selma to Montgomery March

Photograph by
Karales, James H., American, 1930 - 2002
Created by
Rick Rhodes Photography & Imaging, LLC, American
Subject of
Sister Leoline, Mary, American, 1927 - 2006
Lewis, John, American, 1940 - 2020
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
1965
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 3918pixels × 5868pixels
Description
A black-and-white digital image of men and women, including Sister Mary Leoline and John Lewis, singing and marching in the rain. In the center of the image, two unidentified men have their mouths open in song. The man on the left is wearing a star-patterned vest over his raincoat with a white helmet. On either side of the man, Lewis and Sister Mary can be seen wearing raincoats. The man on the right is wearing a black poncho. A line of marchers continues behind.
Place captured
Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Selma to Montgomery Marches
Type
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Freedom
Photography
Race relations
Resistance
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
2015.129.74
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of James Karales
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e9718d8d-63ff-4a57-b584-183f1d9937e8