Aretha Franklin, SCLC convention, Club Paradise, Memphis, TN

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Description
Aretha Franklin is seated, wearing a white jacket with feathery cuffs, and sings into a microphone.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
July 1968
Object number
2009.16.19
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Created by
Dr. Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Aretha Franklin, American, 1942 - 2018
Unidentified Man or Men
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Gospel (Music)
Photography
Rhythm and blues (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
United States--History--1961-1969
Place depicted
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits