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Photograph by:
James H. Karales, American, 1930 - 2002  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
H x W: 4738 pixels × 2743 pixels
File size: 12.44 MB
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Black-and-white digital image of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his son Martin Luther King III. Dr. King, wearing a white shirt, black pants and a patterned tie, holds his young son over his head with both arms. Martin Luther King III, held in the air, bends at his waist and rests his forehead against his father's forehead below him. He wears a light colored shirt, dark pants and white shoes. They stand in a grassy yard with a wooden clapboard house in the background. The house has two windows visible and peeling paint. There is a wooden lattice extending from the house wall.
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Fatherhood  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
Media Arts-Photography
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture