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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:
Rev. C. T. Vivian, American, 1924 - 2020  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Rosa Parks, American, 1913 - 2005  Search this
16th Street Baptist Church, American, founded 1873  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
H x W: 3092 pixels × 4655 pixels
File size: 13.78 MB
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted:
1530 6th Ave N, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
A black-and-white digital image of Reverend C. T. Vivian, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rosa parks seated at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. Vivian can be seen adjusting his shirt collar, wearing a dark suit. King sits leaning forward, holding a pamphlet, wearing a lighter colored suit and striped tie. Parks, seated next to him, is leaning back in her chair, wearing a light colored skirt suit and matching pillbox hat with a ribbon pinned on. She is holding her handbag in her lap. A folding chair, not in focus, can be seen in front of parks. There is a curtain running behind Vivian, King, and Parks separating the stage from the seats behind. Women sit in the seats, including one holding a paper fan.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Baptist  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Communities  Search this
Photography  Search this
Preaching  Search this
Religion  Search this
The Black Church  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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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture