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|Title:||Participants, some carrying American flags, marching in the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965|
Participants, some carrying American flags, marching in the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.
Photographs document the experience of the marchers before and during the event. Images include marchers boarding buses and trains to Alabama; arriving in Montgomery and Selma; people talking, singing, and resting. Also views of onlookers and law enforcement officers along the march route; close-ups of marcher's feet and worn shoes.
The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.
|Subjects:||Selma-Montgomery Rights March, 1965 | African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama | Demonstrations--Alabama | Flags--United States | Civil rights workers--Alabama | Marching | Protest marches--Alabama | Civil rights workers--Alabama | Alabama|
|Collection:||Institution:||Library of Congress||Contributors:||Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division | Voices of Civil Rights Collection (Library of Congress)||Online Publisher:||[Washington, D.C.] : Library of Congress | 1999 | 2000||Original Material:|
1 photographic print
Peter Pettus Civil Rights March from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. Collection, Library of Congress.
|Rights and Usage:|
LC-DIG-ppmsca-08102 (digital file from original photograph)
LC-USZ62-133090 (b&w film copy neg.)
No known restrictions on publication.
Forms part of the Voices of Civil Rights online exhibit
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.08102|