Son on Father's Shoulders at Million Man March

ID: 95-6695-19

Creator: Barnes, Michael R

Form/Genre: Negative

Date: October 16, 1995

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009

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A son being carried on his father's shoulders on the National Mall at the Million Man March, October 16, 1995, in Washington, D.C.


Million Man March (1995 : Washington, D.C.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


This photo was one of the first taken by Michael R. Barnes as a professional photographer for the Smithsonian on his first Smithsonian assignment. Barnes cited this image as a personal favorite in his third oral history interview, August 30, 2016, for the Smithsonian Institution Archives Oral History Collection, Record Unit 9636. See also negative # 95-6694-29A for a similar image.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


October 16, 1995

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  • Photographers
  • Demonstrations
  • Crowds
  • Family
  • Children
  • African Americans


  • District of Columbia
  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Washington


  • Negative
  • Group, candid

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Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 4w x 6h; Type of Image: Group candid; Medium: Negative

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