Photographer Robert Abbott Sengstacke looks through the film camera while assisting on the set of one of Carlton Moss' films, Nashville, 1972. Student Gloria Brown from Fisk University's Film Program is visible in the background.
January 01, 1972 License
Neighborhood residents and artists gather during the creation of 'The Wall of Respect', a public art project conceived by OBAC (Organization of Black American Culture), Chicago, Illinois, 1967. Painted by a group of African-American...More
January 01, 1967 License
American singer James Brown (1933 - 2006) and boxing champ Muhammad Ali (then known as Cassius Clay), smile and greet parade goers while participating in the annual Bud Billiken parade, Chicago, Illinois, August 1966.
August 01, 1966 License
Demonstrators and Chicago Freedom Movement members march in lines, some with posters, under the Chicago El (elevated railroad) during a protest calling for the firing of School Superindentant Benjamin Willis by Mayor Daley over the...More
June 01, 1965 License
A man with a straw hat that reads 'Freedom' on its band walks with others during on the Selma to Montgomery marches held in support of voter rights, Alabama, late March, 1965. Several young men in the background wear paper caps that...More
March 21, 1965 License
American Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968) speaks at Quinn Chapel on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, 1960s.
January 01, 1965 License
As he walks through O'Hare Airport, American Civil Righter leader and minister Jesse Jackson holds a copy of the Daily Defender newspaper, which features the headline 'King Murdered!' early April, 1968. The headline refers to the...More
April 04, 1968 License
Close-up of American boxer Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Clay) (left) and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan (born Louis Walcott) as they listen to a speaker during the Saviour's Day celebrations at the International Ampitheatre,...More
February 27, 1966 License
View of female Nation of Islam attendees of the Saviour's Day (held on February 26) celebrations, Chicago, Illinois, mid 1960s.
January 01, 1966 License
A young woman stands gracefully for a portrait in the kitchen area of her home, somewhere in the Mississippi delta, 1971. Her sibling is visible on the right.
January 01, 1971 License
In a makeshift baseball field, dreamed up in the courtyard of an urban apartment building, a young boy looks up to follow the arc of a baseball he has just hit, Chicago, IL, 1970s.
January 01, 1975 License
Portrait of artist and educator Dr. Margaret Burroughs during an arts conference at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, 1971. Active in the Chicago arts community, Dr. Burroughs founded the South Side Community Arts Center in...More
American R&B and jazz musician Grover Washington Jr (1943 - 1999) plays a soprano saxophone on stage at an unidentified venue, 1978. Violinist John Blake Jr is visible behind him.
January 01, 1978 License
An elderly homeless man pushes a shopping cart full of his things past an apartment building on an unidentified Chicago street, 1966.
A young girl rides her bicycle along the Lakeshore trails off Lake Michigan, Chicago, IL, ca.1995.
January 01, 1995 License
Award winning tenor jazz saxophonist Pharoah Sanders performing at the Intu Lounge, located on 75th Street in Chicago's South Side neighborhood, 1974.
January 01, 1974 License