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Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., and Ralph Abernathy, Ebenezer Baptist Church During Bus Boycott

Object Details

Date
1955; printed 1987
Created by
Charles Moore, American, 1931 - 2010
Subject of
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Rosa Parks, American, 1913 - 2005
Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, American, 1926 - 1990
Unidentified Man or Men
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Ralph Abernathy speaking with Rosa Parks while Martin Luther King Jr. stands in the background. There are several onlookers near a podium to the right of Abernathy and some individuals sitting in chairs in front of the podium. The print is signed [Charles Moore] on the back in pencil.
Place depicted
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Topic
African American
Baptist
Christianity
Civil Rights
Photography
Religion
The Black Church
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.49.11
Type
gelatin silver prints
Restrictions & Rights
© Charles Moore
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (15.9 x 24.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cf565326-40ad-4426-9a67-752255565c7b
Record ID
nmaahc_2011.49.11

Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., and Ralph Abernathy, Ebenezer Baptist Church During Bus Boycott

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