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Martin Luther King, Jr. with flower lei and leading rabbis Maurice Eisendrath and Abraham Heschel

Object Details

Date
March 21, 1965
Created by
James H. Karales, American, 1930 - 2002
Subject of
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, Polish, 1907 - 1972
Dr. Ralph Bunche, American, 1903 - 1971
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Martin Luther King, Jr. and rabbis Maurice Eisendrath and Abraham Heschel all wearing flower leis. Rev. Ralph Abernathy is also partially visible standing on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s right.
Place depicted
Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Interfaith communities
Judaism
Photography
U.S. History, 1961-1969
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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
2012.107.12
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of James Karales
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 7 11/16 x 9 3/4 in. (19.5 x 24.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 9 15/16 in. (20.3 x 25.2 cm)
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5369fc0f3-2b1f-4428-aecb-a27aff6b72e5
Record ID
nmaahc_2012.107.12

Martin Luther King, Jr. with flower lei and leading rabbis Maurice Eisendrath and Abraham Heschel

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