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

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
Aretha Franklin is seated, wearing a white jacket with feathery cuffs, and sings into a microphone.
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
Date
July 1968
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: 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Object number
2009.16.19
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
Restrictions & Rights
© Ernest C. Withers Trust