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Title Work

Title No: 13411

Title: Eyes on the prize [stock photos]

Medium: Documentation

Original Medium: Photograph

Date: c1955  - 1965 (Created)

Original Summary:
572 photographs: black and white; (36) 4x5 in., (1) 6 1/2 x 9 in., (1) 6 1/4 x 9 5/8 in., (7) 7x9 in., (452) 8x10 in., (1) 8 3/4 x 11 3/4 in., (1) 10 x 13 in., (18) 11 x 14 in., (18) 16 x 20 in., color; (36) 3x5 in., (1) 5x7 in., (1) 8X10 in., (1)  6.75 x 10 in., (1) 13.5 x 20 in. 
85 negatives: black and white; (77) 4x5 in., color; (2) 4x5 in., (7) 35mm strips 
3 slides: black and white; (3) 2x2 in.

Photos gathered for the series "Eyes on the Prize." 

Photos show people and events from the Civil Rights Movement from 1955-1965. Includes photos of Emmett Till and participants from the trial surrounding Emmett Till's murder, photos of lynching and hate crimes, photos show events surrounding the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case, the Little Rock school integration crisis of 1957, the Albany Movement, Civil Rights activists and protestors, Birmingham, Alabama, Selma, Alabama and the events surrounding the Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March and Bloody Sunday, the University of Mississippi, Freedom Summer, the Freedom Rides, the Voting Rights Act, voter registration in Lowndes County,  the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, and the 1968 Democratic National Convention. 

Also contains portraits of Civil Rights era figures including Martin Luther King, Jr. and associates, Malcolm X, Fannie Lou Hamer, Medgar Evers, Myrlie Evers, Bayard Rustin, John Lewis, Rosa Parks, Virginia Durr, Joseph DeLaine, Z. Alexander Looby, Thurgood Marshall, Diane Nash, Jo Ann Robinson, the Little Rock Nine students, Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee members, Robert Kennedy, and other portraits of participants from the Civil Rights era. Also contains stock photographs used in the promotion of the series "Eyes on the Prize," including photos from press kits, promotional photos, and miscellaneous photos relating to the promotion of the series. 

Of special interest are a group of photographs of a young Martin Luther King, Jr. and associates during the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Also includes photographs relating to the Blackside book, "Voices of Freedom," portraits of Julian Bond, Juan Williams, and promotional photos used for "Eyes on the Prize." 

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Subjects: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963; Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site (Topeka, Kan.); Segregation; Segregation in education; Segregation in education--Law and legislation; Segregation in education--United States; Segregation in transportation; Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.); Voter registration--United States.; Little Rock (Ark.)--Race relations; Segregation--Mississippi--1960-1970.; Segregation in transportation--Southern States--History--20th century; Segregation in transportation--Southern States--History--20th century; Voter registration--Mississippi; Discrimination in public accommodations; Voter registration--Alabama; Lowndes County (Ala.); Albany (Ga.); Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956; Bloody Sunday, Selma, Alabama, 1965; Birmingham (Ala.)--Race relations; Suffrage; Jackson (Miss.); University of Mississippi; Albany (Ga.)--Race relations.; Civil rights movements--Southern States--History--20th century; Selma (Ala.)--Race relations; Jackson (Miss.)--Race relations; Voter registration; United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964; Civil rights movements--Arkansas--Little Rock; Segregation in education--Arkansas--Little Rock; Segregation--United States--History; Civil rights movements--Mississippi; Selma (Ala.); Segregation in education--Tennessee; Civil rights movements--Georgia--Albany; Segregation--Alabama--Montgomery; Birmingham (Ala.); Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century; Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.); Voter registration--Mississippi--Jackson; Voter registration--Georgia--Albany; Hate crimes; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Freedom Rides, 1961; Mississippi Freedom Project; Freedom Schools (Miss.); Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.); United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965.; Holt Street Church of Christ (Montgomery, Ala.) -- History.; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Lynching

Name As Subjects: Evers, Medgar Wiley; Durr, Virginia Foster; Till-Mobley, Mamie; Brown, Linda Carol; Robinson, Jo Ann Gibson; Abernathy, Ralph; Sherrod, Charles; Lewis, John; Nash, Diane; Beals, Melba; Evers-Williams, Myrlie; Evers-Williams, Myrlie; Moses, Robert Parris; Parks, Rosa; John F. Kennedy Library; Bond, Julian; Wair, Thelma Mothershed; Williams, Juan; Till, Emmett; Kennedy, Robert F.; Marshall, Thurgood; Eckford, Elizabeth; Bates, Daisy; Wright, Mose Arthur; Kennedy, John F.; Bryant, Roy; Milam, J. W.; Bryant, Carolyn; Karlmark, Gloria Ray; Lanier, Carlotta; Trickey, Minniejean Brown; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Rustin, Bayard; Green, Ernest G.; Hamer, Fannie Lou; Thomas, Jefferson; Roberts, Terrence J.; Webb, Sheyann; Faubus, Orval Eugene; X, Malcolm; King, Coretta Scott; King, Martin Luther Jr.; Looby, Z. Alexander; 1899-1972.; Johnson, Lyndon B.

PhotographerClark, Edward
Copyright ClaimantClark, Edward
PhotographerKarales, James H.
Copyright ClaimantKarales, James H.
Copyright ClaimantLibrary of Congress
Source of MaterialLibrary of Congress
Copyright ClaimantLife Magazine
PhotographerLyon, Randy
Copyright ClaimantLyon, Randy
Copyright ClaimantMagnum Photos, Inc.
PhotographerMcAvoy, Thomas
Copyright ClaimantMcAvoy, Thomas
Copyright ClaimantTennessean (newspaper)
PhotographerThompson, Ken
Copyright ClaimantThompson, Ken
Copyright ClaimantTime
PhotographerWilson, James G.

Items x12

13411-1Photographic : B&W Photographic Prints 
13411-2Photographic : B&W Photographic Prints 
13411-3Photographic : B&W safety film negative 
13411-8Photographic : B&W Photographic Prints 
13411-9Photographic : B&W slide 
13411-11Photographic : Color safety film negative 
13411-12Photographic : B&W Photographic Print on Foam Core Board 
13411-13Photographic : B&W Photographic Print on Foam Core Board 
13411-14Photographic : B&W Photographic Print on Foam Core Board 
13411-15Photographic : B&W Photographic Print on Foam Core Board 
13411-16Photographic : B&W Photographic Print on Foam Core Board 
13411-17Photographic : Color photographic prints 

Contents x121

Seq NoTitle NoTitle
16939Marchers on the Selma to Montgomery rights march
28039Portrait of Ella Baker
34745Fannie Lou Hamer testifies at Democratic National Convention Credentials Committee.
45133Little Rock Nine enter Central High School escorted by troops from the 101st Airborne Division, September 1957.
58035Untitled, Time of Change (Damn the Defiant), 1963
613869FBI missing poster
78016Rosa Parks with C.H. Parish and F.A. Patterson at a workshop at the Highlander Folk School.
88015Rosa Parks outside the Highlander Research and Education Center
104752Marchers attacked by Alabama state troopers and local police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Bloody Sunday
128004Montgomery bus boycott poster
138011Newspaper headline, "City Plans Legal Action Against Negro Car Pools"
148014Portrait of Rosa Parks
158017Montgomery bus boycott meeting at the Holt Street Baptist Church
168018View of crowd outside the Holt Street Baptist Church
178019"Notice to Bus Patrons" flyer
188020Cover of the comic book, "Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story"
198037Protester at the March on Washington
208038Myrlie Evers and her children
218040Marian Anderson performing at the March on Washington
228041Rosa Parks seated on an integrated bus
238042Martin Luther King, Jr. with Sheyann Webb and Rachel West
248043Martin Luther King, Jr. giving a press conference
265136Julian Bond
275149Medgar Evers demonstrates against brutality in Jackson, Mississippi.
285104Four young demonstrators arrested at an anti-segregation protest in Albany, Georgia
295108Martin Luther King reading a newspaper
328188Marchers on the Jefferson Davis highway
3512847Portrait of Jo Ann Robinson
365100"America, They Loved You Madly" poster design
378189Protestors at Woolworth's lunch counter sit-in
385151Martin Luther King Jr. and Rev. Ralph Abernathy in Montgomery, Alabama, 1958
396918Lyndon B. Johnson signing Civil Rights Bill, July 2, 1964
4012654Publicity poster for "Eyes on the Prize I' with elements from the collection.
418041Rosa Parks seated on an integrated bus
426283Lyndon B. Johnson greets Martin Luther King, Jr. in the U.S. Capitol, after signing the Voting Rights Act, August 6, 1965.
436911Lowndes County Freedom Organization ballot
448043Martin Luther King, Jr. giving a press conference
456919March on Washington for jobs and freedom, Washington, D.C., Aug. 28, 1963
468040Marian Anderson performing at the March on Washington
477990Rosa Parks walking on a street in Montgomery, Alabama
4813160Harry Belafonte speaking at the March on Washington
4913161Marian Anderson singing at the March on Washington
5013162Empty bus in Montgomery, Alabama
5113163Small building with a sign, "Colored Dining Room in Rear"
5213164Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth of Birmingham, Alabama speaking at a church podium
5313165Press conference with Robert F. Kennedy, Gloria Richardson, and Calvin M. Mowbray
5413166Lunch counter sit-in in Nashville, Tennessee
5513169Activists protest segregation in Albany, Georgia
5613170Freedom Singers
5713171Freedom Vote in Mississippi
5813172Greensboro four
5913174March on Washington crowd shot
6013175March on Washington group carrying signs
6113176March on Washington demonstrators holding signs and banners
6213178Police officer in Jackson, Mississippi
6313179Voter registration in Mississippi
6413180Martin Luther King, Jr. at the March on Washington
6513181NAACP for rights and registration rally
6613182Group on park bench
6713183Group of Southern senators
6813184Members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee during the March on Washington.
6913185Civil rights activists, including John Lewis of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, singing in a group.
7013186Young activist in a Birmingham jail
7113187Roy Wilkins, Martin Luther King, Jr. and A. Phillip Randolph in front of the Lincoln Memorial
7213901Eyes on the prize exhibit
738188Marchers on the Jefferson Davis highway
7413914Rosa Parks with group at Highlander Research and Education Center
7513915Jimmie Lee Jackson graduation portrait
7613924Portrait of Diane Nash
7713925Carolyn and Roy Bryant
7813927Portrait of Roy Bryant
7913938John Lewis with a group of singers
8013939March on Washington leaders with John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson
8113940Marchers during the March on Washington
8213945Marchers holding signs at the March on Washington
8313949Crowd of marchers during the March on Washington
8413950Civil rights activists in Mississippi
8513951Crowd of marchers during the March on Washington
865337Little Rock Nine group portrait
8713953Ernest Green at graduation
885345Daisy Bates watches soldiers escorting the Little Rock Nine to school
8913954Portrait of J.W. Milam
9013955Nicholas Katzenbach and Governor George Wallace
9113956Portrait of Thurgood Marshall
9213958Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth speaking at the funeral of the four girls killed in the KKK bombing of the 16th St. Baptist Church.
935348Children of the Brown v. Board of Education case
9413959Cotton sharecroppers
9513961Segregation signs
9613947Birmingham Prison Camp
9713962James Forman and other SNCC workers during the March on Washington
9813963Freedom Summer volunteers including Bob Moses
9913964Bryant's grocery
10013965Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking at the March on Washington
10113966Segregation sign on a laundromat store front
10213967Segregated bus station
10313973Freedom school sign in Indianola, Mississippi
1045140Reverend C.T. Vivian leads prayer session in front of Dallas County, Alabama courthouse, Sheriff Jim Clark in 1965.
10513974Freedom school banner
10613979Prayer protest
10713981Montgomery bus boycott leaders at Highlander Research and Education Center
1085149Medgar Evers demonstrates against brutality in Jackson, Mississippi.
10913983Selma marchers
1104759African American girls in a freedom school
11113984Martin Luther King, Jr. surrounded by reporters
11212810Little Rock Nine students at Central High School under federal guard
1134756John Lewis and Jim Zwerg after an attack by a mob during the Freedom Rides
11413908Fire fighters using a high-pressure water jet against civil rights demonstrators in Birmingham, Alabama
11513985Lowndes County Freedom Organization Headquarters
11613987Lowndes County Freedom Organization election poster
11713988Unidentified man talking to a policeman
11813991Unidentified men talking to policemen
11914011Crowd of marchers during the March on Washington
12014012Portrait of Juan Williams
12114013Martin Luther King, Jr. billboard
12214009Medgar Evers photograph
12314008Birmingham, the Magic City
1246308Sheriff Jim Clark arrests voting rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson
12514018Portrait of L.B. Sullivan
12614024Portrait of Linda Brown
12714073Original freedom riders
1285133Little Rock Nine enter Central High School escorted by troops from the 101st Airborne Division, September 1957.

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
5485Eyes on the prize [photos]