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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:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Coretta Scott King, American, 1927 - 2006  Search this
Martin Luther King III, American, born 1957  Search this
Yolanda King, American, 1955 - 2007  Search this
Dexter Scott King, American, born 1961  Search this
H x W: 3154pixels × 4603pixels
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
A black-and-white digital image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King, and their three children, Yolanda, Martin III, and Dexter. The children are playing on a swing set, with their parents standing on either side. Coretta, heavily pregnant, stands on the left wearing a dotted t-shirt and skirt holding onto one of the swings. Yolanda, the eldest child, wearing a dress with bows in her hair, is pushing her little brother, Dexter, on a swing. Dexter is wearing plaid overalls and white shoes. Martin III is featured mid-swing, wearing a light shirt and dark pants. Dr. King stands on the right of the swing set, wearing a suit without the jacket, with his hand in his pocket. A house can be seen in the background.
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Fatherhood  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Photography  Search this
Play  Search this
Recreation  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
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of James Karales
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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