Photographic slide of Marsha P. Johnson at a New York Gay Pride March

Photograph by
Dr. Simmons, Ron, American, 1950 - 2020
Subject of
Johnson, Marsha P., American, 1945 - 1992
Date
1982
Medium
reversal film and cardboard
Dimensions
H x W: 2 × 2 in. (5.1 × 5.1 cm)
Description
A color photographic slide depicting activist Marsha P. Johnson within the crowd at a New York Gay Pride March. Johnson is pictured at the center of the image, from the shoulders up. She has a short, curly hair style, wears rhinestone earrings and matching necklace, and a black sequined top with white and gold beaded collar. She is gazing straight ahead. Behind her are other participants at the march. The film is housed in a white cardboard slide. At the bottom right corner, in black ink, is stamped [OCT 82W4]. On the obverse, at the top in blue is printed [Ektachrome SLIDE] with the Kodak logo and [PROCESSED BY KODAK] in red.
Place depicted
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
The Ron Simmons Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Type
color slides
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Identity
LGBTQ
Sexuality
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ron Simmons
Object number
TA2019.38.1.1.1.3
Restrictions & Rights
© Ron Simmons
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51e41f20d-d705-4a0b-a459-eeed1ed49837
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