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Desegregation of Central High School Little Rock, AR

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
This black-and-white photograph depicts a small group of young African American men and women exiting a car. In the distance, a crowd can be seen gathered in front of a large building, Central High School.
Created by
Dr. Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Little Rock Central High School, American, founded 1927
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
1957
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 16 × 19 7/8 in. (40.6 × 50.5 cm)
H x W (Image): 15 × 18 1/8 in. (38.1 × 46 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Object number
2009.16.1
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Education
Photography
United States--History--1953-1961
Place depicted
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© Ernest C. Withers Trust