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Created by:
Bernard Kleina, American  Search this
Subject of:
Chicago Freedom Movement, American, 1965 - 1967  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (Image): 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (23.5 x 15.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
inkjet prints
Place depicted:
City Hall, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
July 24, 1965; printed 2012
A color photograph of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wearing a white shirt in a black suit and tie. In the upper left a hand can be seen someone holding a copy of the Chicago Sun-Times that says "-,000 Led By Dr. King / - March On City Hall." Another hand, at the bottom of the picture, grips a microphone. In the background is Andrew Young under a blue, white, red, and yellow flag.
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bernard J. Kleina and Susan Keleher Kleina
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Bernard J. Kleina
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National Museum of African American History and Culture