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Photograph by:
Aaron Stanley Tretick, American, 1921 - 1999  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, American, founded 1963  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
H x W: 3799 pixels × 2904 pixels
File size: 31.59 MB
Type:
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1963
Description:
A digital color image of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. giving a speech.
King is depicted close up, in profile. He holds his proper right hand in front of his face, both of which are bathed in light while the rest of the photograph who blends into the black background.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kitty Kelley and the Estate of Stanley Tretick
Object number:
2016.157.67
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian Institution
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Stanley Tretick Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f61e68f8-81ed-4e05-acb9-1cc4c87cf5c7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.157.67