Gallery view

1968

Scherman, Rowland

Civil rights protesters with signs demanding fair housing gathered at a demonstration in front of the White House

Washington (D.C.) - From a series of images of anti-Vietnam War demonstrations in Washington, D.C.

Rowland Scherman Collection

1964

Scherman, Rowland

Fannie Lou Hamer singing at the microphones, accompanied by a guitarist, during a civil rights demonstration, in front of the White House on Lafayette Square

Washington (D.C.) - From a series of images of the counter-inaugural demonstration opposing the War in Vietnam and inauguration of Richard Nixon as President, organized primarily by the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam.

Rowland Scherman Collection

1964

Scherman, Rowland

Fannie Lou Hamer singing at the microphones, accompanied by a guitarist, during a civil rights demonstration, in front of the White House on Lafayette Square

Washington (D.C.) - From a series of images of the counter-inaugural demonstration opposing the War in Vietnam and inauguration of Richard Nixon as President, organized primarily by the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam.

Rowland Scherman Collection

1964

Scherman, Rowland

Fannie Lou Hamer singing at the microphones, accompanied by a guitarist, during a civil rights demonstration, in front of the White House on Lafayette Square

Washington (D.C.) - From a series of images of the counter-inaugural demonstration opposing the War in Vietnam and inauguration of Richard Nixon as President, organized primarily by the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam.

Rowland Scherman Collection

1964

Scherman, Rowland

Fannie Lou Hamer singing at the microphones, accompanied by a guitarist, during a civil rights demonstration, in front of the White House on Lafayette Square

Washington (D.C.) - From a series of images of the counter-inaugural demonstration opposing the War in Vietnam and inauguration of Richard Nixon as President, organized primarily by the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam.

Rowland Scherman Collection

1964

Scherman, Rowland

Fannie Lou Hamer singing at the microphones, accompanied by a guitarist, during a civil rights demonstration, in front of the White House on Lafayette Square

Washington (D.C.) - From a series of images of the counter-inaugural demonstration opposing the War in Vietnam and inauguration of Richard Nixon as President, organized primarily by the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam.

Rowland Scherman Collection

1966 Apr.

Scherman, Rowland

Nighttime view of a row of tents, one with a sign reading 'Houses not tents,' the White House and Washington Monument in the background Strike City Mississippi tent encampment

Washington (D.C.) - From a series of images of the Strike City Mississippi, in which sharecroppers set up a tent city on Lafayette Square, opposite the White House, to protest being thrown off their land near Leland, Miss., for registering to vote and for striking for higher wages. After spending the winter in a self-help cooperative in Mississippi, they came to Washington to lobby for fed... more

Rowland Scherman Collection

1966 Apr.

Scherman, Rowland

Strikers sharing sandwiches and chicken, the White House in the background Strike City Mississippi tent encampment

Washington (D.C.) - From a series of images of the Strike City Mississippi, in which sharecroppers set up a tent city on Lafayette Square, opposite the White House, to protest being thrown off their land near Leland, Miss., for registering to vote and for striking for higher wages. After spending the winter in a self-help cooperative in Mississippi, they came to Washington to lobby for fed... more

Rowland Scherman Collection

1966 Apr.

Scherman, Rowland

Bearded man with cowboy hat and cane walks past a tent, the White House in the background Strike City Mississippi tent encampment

Washington (D.C.) - From a series of images of the Strike City Mississippi, in which sharecroppers set up a tent city on Lafayette Square, opposite the White House, to protest being thrown off their land near Leland, Miss., for registering to vote and for striking for higher wages. After spending the winter in a self-help cooperative in Mississippi, they came to Washington to lobby for fed... more

Rowland Scherman Collection