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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
Andrew Jackson Young, American, born 1932  Search this
John Lewis, American, 1940 - 2020  Search this
Reverend James Orange, American, 1942 - 2008  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
H x W: 3128pixels × 4767pixels
Type:
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured:
Highway 80, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1965
Description:
A black-and-white digital image of Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King, Andrew Young, John Lewis, Reverend James Orange and additional Civil Rights activists leading the march. Andrew Young stands on the far left wearing a white t-shirt and jeans. Orange, next to Young on his left, is wearing jean shirt and pants. The man beside him is wearing a suit and tie and holds his jacket over his arm. Dr. King is featured mid-stride in the center of the image wearing a Gatsby hat, t-shirt button-up shirt and dark pants. Mrs. King stands to his right wearing a skirt suit, pearl necklaces, and sunglasses. Next to Mrs. King stands a man wearing a jean jacket and jean pants. Only Lewis's face can be seen above his right shoulder. The following man is wearing a button up shirt and jeans. Second to right is a man with three cameras around his neck. The man furthest on the right is wearing a jacket and tie. Men and women can be seen behind the front row of marchers. An American flag is flying above the group.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Communities  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Resistance  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
Object number:
2015.129.77
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of James Karales
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Selma to Montgomery Marches
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50cac14fb-5371-4279-ac3a-12d4eaa59617
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.129.77