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Created by:
Bernard Kleina, American  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Albert Raby, American, 1933 - 1988  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (Image): 6 11/16 x 7 1/2 in. (17 x 19.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
inkjet prints
Place depicted:
City Hall, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
July 24, 1965; printed 2012
A color photograph of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Albert Raby, and Ralph Abernathy. Dressed in black suits and white shirts the three men are standing in front of a microphone. Dr. King is facing the viewer and looking to the viewer's right. Beside him is Albert Raby, with a flower on his lapel, looking away from the viewer to the left. Behind both of them is Ralph Abernathy. He is gazing at the viewer over Dr. King's left shoulder.
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race discrimination  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 Bernard J. Kleina and Susan Keleher Kleina
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Bernard J. Kleina
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture