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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
Dexter Scott King, American, born 1961  Search this
Martin Luther King III, American, born 1957  Search this
H x W: 2866pixels × 4200pixels
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
This black and white digital image depicts Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his family. Sitting at a table he wears a white shirt and colored tie. He rests his left elbow on the table and holds his left hand against his left cheek. He gazes to his right, away from the viewer. Behind him, visible through an open doorway is Coretta Scott King and two young children. Standing in a kitchen wearing a dark patterned short sleeve shirt and dark skirt, Mrs. King stands facing the viewer but gazing downward and to her right at the smallest child.
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Fatherhood  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Photography  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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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture