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Digital print of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King at a rally

Object Details

Date
July 10, 1966; printed 2012
Created by
Bernard Kleina, American
Subject of
Coretta Scott King, American, 1927 - 2006
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Description
A color photograph of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. standing next to and slightly behind Coretta Scott King. Dr. King is wearing a white shirt and black tie. He is gazing straight ahead. Mrs. King is wearing black sunglasses, red lipstick, and a yellow top. Closely surrounding them is a crowd of people, including a man with glasses wearing a flat cap and a smiling woman in large round sunglasses.
Place depicted
Grant Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Men
Photography
Race discrimination
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Women
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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 and Susan Keleher Kleina
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.140.8
Type
portraits
inkjet prints
Restrictions & Rights
© Bernard J. Kleina
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 6 11/16 x 7 3/8 in. (17 x 18.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53a122c74-0ee4-4c0e-8280-35e090411dc6
Record ID
nmaahc_2013.140.8

Digital print of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King at a rally

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