Actor Speaks At Malcolm's Funeral: New York: Negro Actor-Playwright Ossie Davis Speaks To Crowd Of Some 1,000 Persons Attending Funeral For Slain Negro Extremist Malcolm X At The Faith Temple, Church Of God In Christ, February 27Th.  Davis Praised Malcolm As A
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2007.184.1.171
People
Gordon W. Gahan, American (New York, New York 1945 - 1984 St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands)
Title
Actor Speaks at Malcolm's Funeral: New York: Negro actor-playwright Ossie Davis speaks to crowd of some 1,000 persons attending funeral for slain Negro extremist Malcolm X at the Faith Temple, Church of God in Christ, February 27th. Davis praised Malcolm as a "man who could unite many diverse elements." Messages from Negro and civil rights leaders from around the nation were read during the service.
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
February 27, 1965
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York, New York City
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 19.4 x 24.1 cm (7 5/8 x 9 1/2 in.)
sheet: 20.4 x 25.3 cm (8 1/16 x 9 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): Stamped on verso: Please credit United Press International Photo: This picture is for your publication only and must not be loaned, syndicated or used for advertising purposes without written permission from United Press International. By accepting this picture you agree to hold United Press International harmless from any loss or damage arising by reason of your use or publication of this picture.: United Press International, Inc. 220 East 42nd Street New York 17, N. Y.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Barbara Robinson
Accession Year
2007
Object Number
2007.184.1.171
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Subjects and Contexts

Gordon Ward Gahan Collection

New York Bureau, 1964-1965

Verification Level

2 - Adequate. Object is adequately described but information may not be vetted