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Photograph of seven of the Little Rock Nine meeting at the home of Daisy Bates

Object Details

Date
March 1958
Photograph by
Gertrude Samuels, British American, 1910 - 2003
Published by
The New York Times, American, founded 1851
Subject of
Melba Patillo Beals, American, born 1941
Carlotta Walls LaNier, American, born 1942
Jefferson Thomas, American, 1942 - 2010
Elizabeth Eckford, American, born 1941
Thelma Mothershed-Wair, American, born 1940
Terrence Roberts, American, born 1941
Gloria Cecelia Ray Karlmark, American, born 1942
Daisy Bates, American, 1914 - 1999
Little Rock Central High School, American, founded 1927
Description
This black-and-white photograph depicts seven of the Little Rock Nine, from left to right, Melba Patillo, Carlotta Walls, Jefferson Tomas, Elizabeth Eckford, Thelma Mothershed, Terrence Roberts and Gloria Ray, meeting at the home of Daisy Bates, a local NAACP leader. The seven are gathered around a table with books.
Place depicted
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Education
Photography
Segregation
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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, Gift of Elmer J. Whiting, III
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.17.201
Type
gelatin silver prints
Restrictions & Rights
© Gertrude Samuels
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 3/8 × 9 15/16 in. (21.3 × 25.2 cm)
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54ae8a80a-f5a9-47ec-b2c6-fb6f3404216d
Record ID
nmaahc_2011.17.201

Photograph of seven of the Little Rock Nine meeting at the home of Daisy Bates

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