Photograph by
White, John H., American, born 1945
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968
Date
May 12, 1968 - June 24, 1968
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 6 5/8 × 9 1/2 in. (16.8 × 24.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/16 × 10 in. (20.5 × 25.4 cm)
Description
A black and white photographic print of participants of the Poor People’s Campaign. Two women are wearing jackets that read [POOR PEOPLE'S CAMPAIGN / 1968 / WASHINGTON, D.C.]. One woman is resting her hands on the right shoulder of the other. Men and women are visible in the background. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Place collected
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Place captured
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
African American - Latinx Solidarity
Poor People's Campaign
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Photography
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
2016.118.6
Restrictions & Rights
© John H. White
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50157ea24-bf74-42bd-b51d-07a461bdeb63

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