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Photograph by:
James H. Karales, American, 1930 - 2002  Search this
Created by:
Rick Rhodes Photography & Imaging, LLC, American  Search this
Subject of:
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Fannie Lou Hamer, American, 1917 - 1977  Search this
Diane Nash, American, born 1938  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
H x W: 2863 pixels × 4593 pixels
File size: 12.59 MB
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted:
Birmingham, West Midlands County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
A black-and-white digital image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Jackie Robinson standing at a banquet table with microphones. The men and women clapping around them include Diane Nash and Fannie Lou Hamer. Robinson stands behind the podium labeled [L.R. HALL/ AUDITORIUM]. He is wearing a tuxedo with a corsage on his right lapel. He has his hands raised and closed in front of him, his watch is visible on his left hand. To his left, King stands holding a microphone. He is wearing a dark suit and striped tie with a badge below the corsage on his jacket. To the left of Robinson, Hamer stands next to him looking toward Robinson and King wearing a light colored dress. Nash, standing at a table behind, wears a patterned dress with a corsage pinned on her chest.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Social life and customs  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 Monica Karales and the Estate of James Karales
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of James Karales
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National Museum of African American History and Culture