Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968 Search this
gold toned silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 12 15/16 × 8 5/8 in. (32.9 × 21.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 15/16 × 10 7/8 in. (35.4 × 27.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
April 8, 1968; printed 2016
A black and white photograph of a woman holding a poster at the Martin Luther King Memorial March in Memphis, Tennessee in 1968. The woman is in the midst of a march and is carrying a sign with printed text that reads: [I AM A MAN]. The sign has been altered by hand to read: [I AM A WoMan]. Other marchers are visible in the background carrying similar signs. They marchers are walking down a street in Memphis that is lined with buildings on either side. The back of the photograph includes the photographer's signature, information about the subject of the photograph, and printing information.