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Digital print of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Chicago Freedom Movement rally

Object Details

Date
July 10, 1966; printed 2012
Created by
Bernard Kleina, American
Subject of
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Description
A color photograph of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at a podium with multiple microphones. He is holding his right hand in the air, palm outward. He is gazing to the viewer's left. In the background, out of focus, is a figure in a red shirt and a black umbrella.
Place depicted
Soldier Field, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Photography
Race discrimination
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
Chicago Freedom Movement
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bernard J. Kleina
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.140.1
Type
portraits
inkjet prints
Restrictions & Rights
© Bernard J. Kleina
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. (22.2 x 15.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a6177cf2-165a-4dc5-8cc9-f11b741ce3b7
Record ID
nmaahc_2013.140.1

Digital print of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Chicago Freedom Movement rally

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