Digital image of Jesse Jackson and James Brown in Resurrection City

Image for Digital image of Jesse Jackson and James Brown in Resurrection City
Photograph by
Jones, Laura, Canadian
Subject of
Rev. Jackson, Jesse, American, born 1941
Brown, James, American, 1933 - 2006
Rev. Abernathy, Ralph David, American, 1926 - 1990
Unidentified Man or Men
Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 4003 × 6000 in.
Type
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1968
Description
A black and white image of Jesse Jackson and James Brown in the Poor People's Campaign Culture Tent at Resurrection City. Jackson and Brown stand to the right of an unidentified man standing behind a microphone stand. The unidentified man is wearing a suit and tie and holding a hat in his proper left hand. Behind him, Ralph Abernathy is partially visible. Several other unidentified people surround him. In the foreground of the image, unidentified people sit and face the group around the microphone.
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Entertainers
Local and regional
Political organizations
Singers (Musicians)
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Laura Jones
Object number
2016.177.2
Restrictions & Rights
© Laura Jones
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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