Stephanie L. Sheppard photograph collection
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Stephanie L. Sheppard photograph collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Auburn Avenue Research Library
Creator: Sheppard, Stephanie L.
Title: Stephanie L. Sheppard photograph collection
Dates: 1994
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet
Abstract:The collection contains: Forty-six (46) Colored Photographs (of which forty (40) photographs are 12" x 8" in size and six (6) mounted photographs are 9 1/2" x 5 1/2" in size)
Identification: aarl099-008

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains: Forty-six (46) Colored Photographs (of which forty (40) photographs are 12" x 8" in size and six (6) mounted photographs are 9 1/2" x 5 1/2" in size) of peacefully demonstrators supporting to halt the proposed legislation abrogating Indian treaties with the U. S government. The walk known as "Walk for Justice", and sometimes called the "Longest Walk," participants, led by Dennis Banks in 1994, walked 3, 600 miles from Alcatraz Island in San Francisco to Washington, D.C., as shown in the photographs. The purpose was to bring public awareness to current Native issue.


Index Terms

African American photographers--United States.
Indians of North America--Photograph collections.
Sheppard, Stephanie L.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Item, series, Stephanie L. Sheppard photograph collection, Archives Division, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.

Provenance

The Auburn Avenue Research Library, Archives Division purchased the photographs from Ms. Stephanie L. Sheppard on the 6th day of July, 1999.

Processing Information

Processed by Okezie E. Amalaha. Completed on 2003


Restrictions

Restrictions on Use

This collection is available for use only on the second floor (Archives Division) of the Auburn Avenue Research Library. There are no restrictions on research use of the collection, but permission must be obtained for reproductions of materials for which the Research Library does not hold copyright to researcher only for "Fair Use" as defined in the copyright law (Title 17, United States Code). Also permission must be obtained to publish reproductions from materials for which the Research Library does hold copyright for one time use only.


Container List

 

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11One Photograph (12" x 8" colored), 1994
Contain One (1) colored photograph (12" x 8") of Congressman Ronald V. Dellums and Mr. Dick Gregory participating in the longest walk known as "Walk for Justice."
 
2Three Photographs (12' x 8" colored), 1994
Contains Three (3) colored photographs (12" x 8") of, mostly Native American, marching down 16th Street going forward to the White House in Washington, DC.
 
3Nine Photographs (12" x 8" colored), 1994
Also contains Nine (9) colored photographs (12" x 8"): of Steve Wonder and Buffy Sainte-Marie; of Buffy Sainte-Marie, Steven Wonder, Dick Gregory, a man standing at the left side Buffy and a man standing behind Buffy; of Buffy Sainte-Marie and Steven Wonder (holding a native American local music instrument), with two men looking on and a man standing at the left side of Buffy; of Dick Gregory, Steven Wonder (holding a native American local music instrument), Buffy Sainte-Marie, a man carrying a child, a woman looking on and a man standing behind Buffy; of Dennis Banks, Steven Wonder (holding a microphone) and a man standing at right side of Steven Wonder; of Dennis Banks, Dick Gregory (face behind and between the shoulders of Mr. Banks and Mr. Wonder), Steven Wonder (with microphone in front) and a man standing left side of Steve Wonder; of Dennis Banks, Steve Wonder ( standing with microphone in front of him) and Dick Gregory looking on; of Dennis Banks, Steven Wonder and a man besides Steven Wonder on the left side, with some people at the background; Again of Dennis Banks, Steven Wonder and a man with some people at the background.
 
4Six Photographs (12" x 8" colored), 1994
In this you will find Six (6) colored photographs (12" x 8") of Native American Powwowing, a social gathering, which includes competitive dancing and a meeting for discussion at the longest walk camp, in Washington, DC.
 
5Four Photographs (12" x 8" colored), 1994
Contains Four (4) colored photographs (12" x 8): of Buffy Sainte Marie, Mohammed Ali and a young Lady beside Ali's left side all holding hands; of Buffy Sainte Marie, Mohammed Ali and a young Lady beside Ali's left side all holding hands (Close-up shot); of Buffy Sainte Marie, Mohammed Ali (holding a Native American attire in his hand) and Ali holding very closely a young Lady; of Buffy Sainte Marie, Mohammed Ali, Steven Wonder and young Lady standing front of Ali.
 
6Six Photographs (12" x 8" colored), 1994
Contains Six (6) colored photographs (12" x 8") of Native American Sacred Tee Pee at the longest walk camp in Washington DC.
 
7Three Photographs (12" x 8" colored), 1994
You will find Three (3) colored photographs (12" x 8") of Buffy Sainte-Marie entertaining the crowd at the longest walk camp in Washington DC.
 
8Five Photographs (12" x 8" colored), 1994
Contains Five (5) Photographs (12" x 8") of Native American male with his right hand holding the National Indian Coalition Flag, and the same Native American male squinting in front (2 Close-up shots) of the National Indian Coalition flag at the longest walk camp in Washington DC.
 
9One Photograph (12" x 8" colored), 1994
Contain One (1) colored photograph (12" x 8") of Native American Chief at the longest walk camp in Washington DC.
 
10Two Photographs (12" x 8" colored), 1994
Contains Two (2) colored photographs (12" x 8") of Elderly Native American man at the longest walk camp in Washington DC
 
11Six Mounted Photographs (9 1/2" x 5 1/2" colored), 1994
In this you will find Six (6) colored mounted photographs (9 1/2" x 5 1/2"): of Native Americans with their supporters, marching past the White House as the men beat their message out loudly. "Freedom " "Keep The Treaties" "Equal Rights" "Leave Us Alone" "We Want Our Nation;" of delegations of some African-American in the walk including some "cultural dreads;" of Native American and African-American getting together for a reasoning session; of a Washington DC councilman's wife being interviewed by a Television news personality, of one of the walker's car painted with messages all over; of the longest walk comprised of many different Native American nations with their nation's flags