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Photograph by:
Dr. Ron Simmons, American, 1950 - 2020  Search this
Subject of:
Marsha P. Johnson, American, 1945 - 1992  Search this
reversal film and cardboard
H x W: 2 × 2 in. (5.1 × 5.1 cm)
color slides
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
A color photographic slide depicting activist Marsha P. Johnson within the crowd at a New York Gay Pride March. Johnson is pictured at the center of the image, from the shoulders up. She has a short, curly hair style, wears rhinestone earrings and matching necklace, and a black sequined top with white and gold beaded collar. She is gazing straight ahead. Behind her are other participants at the march. The film is housed in a white cardboard slide. At the bottom right corner, in black ink, is stamped [OCT 82W4]. On the obverse, at the top in blue is printed [Ektachrome SLIDE] with the Kodak logo and [PROCESSED BY KODAK] in red.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Identity  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Sexuality  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 Ron Simmons
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ron Simmons
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Ron Simmons Photography Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture