Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Additional Online Media

Catalog Data

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
16th Street Baptist Church, American, founded 1873  Search this
glass, lead
H x W x D (2013.138a): 6 × 5 1/2 × 1/4 in. (15.2 × 14 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (2013.138b): 7 1/4 × 6 × 1 1/16 in. (18.4 × 15.2 × 2.7 cm)
H x W x D (2013.138c): 3 × 1 1/2 × 5/16 in. (7.6 × 3.8 × 0.8 cm)
Place collected:
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1963
A stained glass rosette shaped shard (a) from the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. The piece consists a cream diamond-shaped center, surrounded by rings of blue, ochre, and purple colored glass within a lead frame. Two pieces of the lead frame (b, c) are not connected to the rosette shaped stained glass and most of the top right segment of the ochre colored glass is missing.
African American  Search this
Baptist  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Hate crimes  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of Rev. Norman C. "Jim" Jimerson and Melva Brooks Jimerson
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Religious and Sacred Objects
Civil Rights Movement
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture