Image ID
ICHi-078303
Headline
Floyd Patterson at mass meeting for the civil rights movement
Date Depicted
May 13, 1963
Date Created
May 13, 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-078303; Declan Haun, photographer
Inventory Number
2002.98
Storage Location
Declan Haun collection of visual materials: Series II, Box 2, Folder 20, 63.197
Acquisition Source
Gift of the estate of Declan Haun
Horizon Bib. No.
00145545
Max Pixels - Height
3821
Max Pixels - Width
5354
KEYWORDS
African Americans
churches
civil rights
mass meetings
Patterson, Floyd
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972
Birmingham (Ala.)
Sixth Avenue Baptist Church
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Haun, Declan, 1937-1994
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floyd patterson at mass meeting for the civil rights movement

Professional boxer Floyd Patterson at a mass meeting for the African-American civil rights movement at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama, May 13, 1963. Former professional baseball player Jackie Robinson and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were also in attendance.

Professional boxer Floyd Patterson at a mass meeting for the African-American civil rights movement at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama, May 13, 1963. Former professional baseball player Jackie Robinson and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were also in attendance.