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Mamie Bradley speaking to anti-lynching rally after acquittal of men accused of killing her son, Emmett Till, Harlem, NY

Catalog Data

Photograph by:
Grey Villet, South African, 1927 - 2000  Search this
Subject of:
Mamie Till-Mobley, American, 1921 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 9 1/8 × 13 1/2 in. (23.2 × 34.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1955
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of Mamie Bradley, mother of Emmett Till, standing above a large crowd with her right arm extended. The Food Family Supermarket appears in the background.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
U.S. History, 1953-1961  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.107.40
Restrictions & Rights:
© Time Inc. Permission required for use.
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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/fd5cfddc8a0-fddd-4da9-867e-b98e86410fe8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.107.40