Photograph by
Levy, Builder, American, born 1942
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Date
April 8, 1968; printed 2017
Medium
gold toned silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 × 13 1/16 in. (22.9 × 33.2 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 15/16 × 13 15/16 in. (27.8 × 35.4 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of men and women marching in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial March, in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 8, 1968. The marchers are walking down a street. Spectators are visible on porches and balconies on the buildings lining the street. The back of the photograph includes the photographer's signature, information about the subject of the photograph, and printing information.
Place depicted
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Justice
Photography
Race discrimination
Race relations
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Builder Levy
Object number
2017.43.5
Restrictions & Rights
© Builder Levy
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51bfc1356-b532-4072-bd21-85dde85d2a13
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