Photograph by
White, John H., American, born 1945
Subject of
Rev. Jackson, Jesse, American, born 1941
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image and Sheet): 8 5/8 × 6 3/8 in. (21.9 × 16.2 cm)
This gelatin silver print depicts a black and white image of Jesse Jackson campaigning for president. Jackson is standing at a podium addressing a crowd of people. His right arm is raised as he speaks. Members of the crowd are clapping and cheering around him. Above them all is a banner that reads [KEEP / HOPE / ALIVE]. The rest of the banner text is not pictured. The campaign sign on the podium reads [Jesse / Jackson / for President '88 / VOTE JUNE 7]. There is a sticker on the back of the photograph that reads [Photograph by / JOHN H. WHITE]. On the back of the photograph in the top left quadrant there is a sticker that reads [Photograph by / JOHN H. WHITE]. There is also glue and black paper residue on the back from a previous mounting. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Place captured
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Media Arts-Photography
gelatin silver prints
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of John H. White/Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photojournalist
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© John H. White
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