Martin Luther King Memorial March, for Union Justice and to End Racism

  • Image for Martin Luther King Memorial March, for Union Justice and to End Racism
  • Image for Martin Luther King Memorial March, for Union Justice and to End Racism
2 images
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
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)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date
April 8, 1968; printed 2017
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.
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Justice
Photography
Race discrimination
Race relations
United States--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
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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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