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

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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.
Created by
Bernard Kleina, American
Subject of
Chicago Freedom Movement, American, 1965 - 1967
Coretta Scott King, American, 1927 - 2006
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bernard J. Kleina and Susan Keleher Kleina
Restrictions & Rights
© Bernard J. Kleina
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
July 10, 1966; printed 2012
Object number
2013.140.8
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Men
Photography
Race discrimination
United States--History--1961-1969
Women
Place depicted
Grant Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
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)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Type
portraits
inkjet prints