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Photograph by:
Leonard Freed, American, 1929 - 2006  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Rev. Jesse Jackson, American, born 1941  Search this
20th Anniversary March on Washington, founded 1983  Search this
20th Anniversary March on Washington, founded 1983  Search this
Printed by:
Brigitte Freed, American  Search this
Pablo Inirio  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 8 7/8 × 13 1/8 in. (22.5 × 33.3 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 13 15/16 in. (27.9 × 35.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 27, 1983; printed 2013
Description:
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of three women participating in the twentieth anniversary of the March on Washington on August 27, 1983. The three women are wearing political tee-shirts supporting a presidential campaign for the Reverend Jesse Jackson. The two women on the left are wearing identical tee-shirts depicting an image of Jesse Jackson's face with text above and below that reads [JESSE JACKSON / for / PRESIDENT]. The woman on the right is wearing a tee-shirt that reads [12th / ANNUAL / PÜSH CONVENTION / ATLANTA] featuring an image of Jesse Jackson’s face above the faces of three (3) young men and one (1) young woman. All of the women have adorned their tee-shirts with one or more pinback buttons and the two women on the left side of the photograph are also wearing rectangular name tag stickers on their proper right shoulders. In the background is a white brick building and a large tree.
On the verso of the image are handwritten inscriptions that provide the image date, event information, location, image number, the name of the printer, and the signature of the donor. There are also two (2) stamp marks in black ink in the bottom right corner of the verso.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race relations  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Brigitte Freed in memory of Leonard Freed
Object number:
2016.123.2.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Leonard Freed & Magnum Photos, Inc
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
USA. Second March on Washington.
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd509d22dc2-9e00-405f-b735-33413c54c0f0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.123.2.1