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Harry Belafonte confers with Mrs. Coretta Scott King while seated next to Rev. Martin Luther King Sr. and Mrs Alberta King

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Photograph by:
Horace C. Henry, American, born 1948  Search this
Subject of:
Harry Belafonte Jr., American, 1927 - 2023  Search this
Coretta Scott King, American, 1927 - 2006  Search this
Rev. Martin Luther King Sr, American, 1899 - 1984  Search this
Alberta King, American, 1904 - 1974  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Ebenezer Baptist Church, American, founded 1886  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 15, 1969; printed 2011
Caption:
Harry Belafonte confers with Mrs. Coretta Scott King while seated next to Rev. Martin Luther King Sr. and Mrs. Alberta King. Dr. King's parents were affectionally [sic] known as "Mama King" and "Daddy King".
Description:
This black and white photograph shows Harry Belafonte speaking with Coretta Scott King, who is looking at the camera, inside of Ebenezer Baptist Church for Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday commemoration in 1969. They are seated next to Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta King who are holding programs. Other attendees can be seen in the background. The background is not in focus but media equipment and the stained glass windows are still visible. The back of the photograph has a manufacturer's mark, and handwritten and printer's inscriptions.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Baptist  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Oratory  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious rituals and ceremonies  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
The Black Church  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Horace C. Henry
Object number:
2011.94.11
Restrictions & Rights:
© Horace Henry
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
One Day in January: A Collection of Images Taken at Dr. King’s First Memorial Service
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f4fa42f7-b05b-4a2b-9825-09a092e44418
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.94.11