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Created by:
Roderick Terry, American, born 1964  Search this
Penn Camera, American, 1954 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Million Man March, American, founded 1995  Search this
Printed by:
Penn Camera, American, 1954 - 2012  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
National Mall, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
October 16, 1995
This black-and-white photograph depicts a man holding a little boy on his right shoulder. The little boy, wearing a zipped-up sweatshirt with the hood up, jeans, and button pin, looks directly at the viewer and drapes his left arm around the man's head. The pin reads "MILLION MAN MARCH / OCTOBER 16, 1995 WASHINGTON, D.C." around the edge and "1 / IN A / MILLION" in the center. The man, wearing sunglasses, a button down shirt and light colored coat holds the boy in place with his left hand on the boy's knee and his right hand supporting the boy's waist.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Families  Search this
Fatherhood  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Roderick Terry
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Roderick Terry
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture