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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Ira Tucker Sr., American, 1925 - 2008  Search this
Medium:
photographic paper, paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 3/8 x 4 1/4 in. (8.6 x 10.8 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Place filmed:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Description:
A color photograph with white borders of Ira Tucker and an unknown women standing on the second floor balcony outside of room 306 at the Lorraine Motel, where MLK was assasinated. There are several flower arrangements on the balcony.
The door has a white cross on it. The photograph has been mounted onto a stiff paper. “P03/ 8907/ Tea” has been written in graphite on the verso of the object. “B 807611” is printed on the photograph on the verso right edge and is visible where the photograph overlaps the backing board.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Hate crimes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Ira Tucker, Jr. of the Dixie Hummingbirds
Object number:
2013.13.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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/fd55e3ce1c6-0694-4189-a09e-d5d8cc5625c3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.13.6