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Photograph by:
Builder Levy, American, born 1942  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
gold toned silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 9 × 13 1/16 in. (22.9 × 33.2 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 15/16 × 13 15/16 in. (27.8 × 35.4 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
April 8, 1968; printed 2017
A black and white photograph of men and women marching in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial March, in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 8, 1968. The marchers are walking down a street. Spectators are visible on porches and balconies on the buildings lining the street. The back of the photograph includes the photographer's signature, information about the subject of the photograph, and printing information.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Justice  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  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 Builder Levy
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Builder Levy
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture