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Stephanie L. Sheppard photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: 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.

Dates

  • 1994

Creator

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.

Extent

0.5 Linear feet

Language

English

Overview

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)

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
Title
Inventory of the Stephanie L. Sheppard Photograph Collection aarl099-008
Author
Finding aid prepared by Finding aid prepared by Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
Date
2004 September 15
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History Repository

Contact:
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