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Photograph by:
Dave Mann  Search this
Subject of:
Emmett Till, American, 1941 - 1955  Search this
Mamie Till-Mobley, American, 1921 - 2003  Search this
Alma Spearman, American, 1902 - 1981  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 8 15/16 × 9 1/16 in. (22.7 × 23 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 6, 1955
Description:
Black-and-white image of seven individuals during outdoor funeral service; features two women dressed in black prominently in the foreground. The woman on the right has her left hand raised. There are multiple inscriptions on the back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Hate crimes  Search this
U.S. History, 1953-1961  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lauren and Michael Lee
Object number:
2013.92
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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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/fd595f23724-445b-4db6-be36-4ea7a0bcb549
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.92