February 18, 2021 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


[CIVIL RIGHTS]. [COUNTS, Will, photographer]. Press photograph of African American minister being pushed by Little Rock, AR crowd after African American students entered high school. Little Rock, AR, 23 September 1957.

7 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. silver gelatin photograph (soiling, loss to right edge, few short tears repaired with transparent tape). Clipped newspaper captions, notations, and ink stamps on verso. 

Although uncredited, the photograph is attributed to Ira Wilmer (Will) Counts Jr. (1931-2001) an Arkansas photographer best known for his photographs documenting the 1957 desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock (Pulaski County). 

Estimate: $400 - $600
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