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Mahalia Jackson, half-length portrait, facing left, standing at podium, singing

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Title:Mahalia Jackson, half-length portrait, facing left, standing at podium, singing
Date:1957 May 17
Description:

Accompanying caption reads: Gospel singer Mahalia Jackson was the featured artist at the May 17 Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom in Washington, D.C. She appeared twice on the program. Some 27,000 persons from 36 states attended the event.

Photo mounted on board.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Jackson, Mahalia, 1911-1972 | Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom (1957 : Washington, D.C.) | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | African Americans--Civil rights | Singing | Protest marches--Washington (D.C.) | Civil rights movements--United States | African American gospel singers--United States | Washington (D.C.)
Collection:African American Odyssey
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress | African-American Odyssey Collection (Library of Congress)
Online Publisher:Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress | 2004
Original Material:

Forms part of: Visual Materials from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Records, Library of Congress.

Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-119977 (b&w film copy neg.)

Rights and Usage:

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Related Materials:

Exhibited: African-American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship, Library of Congress, 1998.

Persistent Link to Item:http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c19977