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LL/27557
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. resting in the Lorraine Motel following the March Against Fear, Memphis, TN 
1966 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  

  
LL/27552
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rev. Ralph Abernathy ride on one of the first desegregated buses, Montgomery, AL 
1956, 21 December 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  

  
LL/27561
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr. is stopped by police at Medgar Evers' funeral, Jackson, MS 
1963, June 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  

  
LL/27550
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Sanitation Workers assemble in front of Clayborn Temple for a solidarity march. 
1968, 28 March 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  

  
LL/27551
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Funeral procession for Dr King on Auburn St, after leaving ML King Sr.'s church, Atlanta, GA 
1968, April 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  

  
LL/27562
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Bishop Jordan, AME Baptist Church, TO Jones, Head of Sanitation Workers, Walter Reuther, United Auto Workers, line up to lead protest march after death of Dr King, Memphis, TN, 
1968, 8 April 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  

  
LL/27558
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Desegregation of Central High School by "Little Rock Nine." 
1957 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  

  
LL/27559
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Overton Park Zoo. One day a week was designeated for Blacks only (all other days for Whites only). Memphis, TN 
1950
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  

  
LL/27560
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
William Edwin Jones pushes daughter Renee Andrewnetta Jones (8 months old) during protest march on Main St., Memphis, TN The little girl grew up to become a doctor. 
1961, August 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  
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LL/27553
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Neil Robinson, Martin's Stadium 
1940s (late) 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  
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LL/27554
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Ernie Banks, Larry Doby, Matty Brescia, Jackie Robinson, Martin's Stadium 
1953 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  
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LL/27555
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Martin's Stadium 
1950
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  
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LL/27556
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Untitled 
n.d. 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  
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LL/27563
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Ruth Brown performing at The Hippadrome, Memphis, TN 
1950
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  
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LL/27564
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Lionel Hampton, the Hippodrome, Memphis, TN 
1950s (mid) 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  
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LL/27565
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
B.B. King with Bill Harvey, Club Handy 
1951 (ca) 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  
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LL/27566
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
B.B. King with Bill Harvey, Hippodrome, Beale Street, Memphis 
1950 (ca) 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  
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LL/27568
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Howlin' Wolf Band, (l to r) Unidentified, Chico Chism, James Cotton, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf, Big Bill Hill, Brinkly, AR, Cotton field 
1961 (ca) 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  
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LL/27569
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Big Ella, Club Paradise, Memphis TN 
1962 (ca) 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  
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LL/27570
ThumbnailErnest Withers 
Brook Benton and Elvis Presley, WDIA Goodwill Revue, Ellis Auditorium, Memphis, TN 
1957, 6 December 
Gelatin silver print / Inkjet print 
5 x 7 in / 8 x 10 in 
Decaneas Archive 
Courtesy of the Decaneas Archive 
  

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