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Created by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998  Search this
Medium:
Silver gelatin on acetate film
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 x 4 in. (12.7 x 10.2 cm)
Type:
negatives
Place captured:
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 25, 1965
Description:
A black-and-white film negative featuring the image of a picket line outside Greenville City Hall. The image, taken from a low angle, shows a line of men and women marching while carrying homemade protest signs. First in line, a woman carries a sign reading [WE WILL / NOT LET / POLICE / BRUTALITY / CONTINUE]. Behind her a man's sign reads [ALL-MERIT / Greenville / FOR / ALL!]. City Hall is not visible in this image, but is across the street.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
American South  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
Families  Search this
Photography  Search this
Segregation  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2007.1.73.11
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c2fc7216-769d-4e2e-acf8-c370f9245323
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.1.73.11