Image ID
ICHi-079735
Headline
Dick Gregory after his release from jail
Date Depicted
May 1963
Date Created
May 1963
Creator
Haun, Declan, 1937-1994
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
black-and-white negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-079735; Declan Haun, photographer
Inventory Number
2002.98
Storage Location
Declan Haun collection of visual materials: Series II, Box 2, Folder 19, 63.179
Acquisition Source
Gift of the estate of Declan Haun
Horizon Bib. No.
145545
Max Pixels - Height
3166
Max Pixels - Width
4696
KEYWORDS
63-179_015.tif
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A.G. Gaston Motel
civil rights
Gaston Motel
Gregory, Dick
African Americans
dick gregory after his release from jail

Crowds of onlookers and reporters surrounding Dick Gregory during a press conference at the A.G. Gaston Motel after his release from jail, Birmingham, Alabama, May 1963. Birmingham police arrested and jailed Gregory during a civil rights demonstration a few days earlier.

Crowds of onlookers and reporters surrounding Dick Gregory during a press conference at the A.G. Gaston Motel after his release from jail, Birmingham, Alabama, May 1963. Birmingham police arrested and jailed Gregory during a civil rights demonstration a few days earlier.