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Mr. Herron, in an undated photographed taken by his wife,

had behind-the-scenes access to the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

 

Photograph: Jeannine Herro

 

Matt Herron, Whose Camera Chronicled a Movement, Dies at 89

As a magazine photojournalist,

he immersed himself in the South as a witness to civil rights marches and clashes.

He was killed when the glider he was piloting crashed.

NYT

Published Aug. 11, 2020

Updated Aug. 13, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/11/
us/matt-herron-whose-camera-chronicled-a-movement-dies-at-89.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An undated picture of Herron fleeing a policeman.

 

Photograph: Bob Fitch/Stanfor

 

Matt Herron, chronicler of the US civil rights movement in pictures

The photographer, who covered protesters and volunteers across the south, has died at 89.

His shot of a policeman assaulting a child won him a World Press Photo award.

Images courtesy of Take Stock/Topfoto

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Fri 21 Aug 2020    11.42 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2020/aug/21/
matt-herron-chronicler-of-the-us-civil-rights-movement-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Young men and boys in their Sunday best

outside a church in Valley View, Mississippi, in the summer of 1964.

 

Photographer: Matt Herron

 

Matt Herron, chronicler of the US civil rights movement in pictures

The photographer, who covered protesters and volunteers across the south, has died at 89.

His shot of a policeman assaulting a child won him a World Press Photo award.

Images courtesy of Take Stock/Topfoto

G

Fri 21 Aug 2020    11.42 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2020/aug/21/
matt-herron-chronicler-of-the-us-civil-rights-movement-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Mississippi highway patrolman, Hughie Kohler,

wrestles with five-year-old Anthony Quin on 17 June 1965,

grabbing his small US flag before arresting him and his mother.

 

They had wanted to protest against the election

of congressmen from districts

where black people were not allowed to vote.

 

Photographer: Matt Herron

 

Matt Herron, chronicler of the US civil rights movement in pictures

The photographer,

who covered protesters and volunteers across the south, has died at 89.

His shot of a policeman assaulting a child won him a World Press Photo award.

Images courtesy of Take Stock/Topfoto

G

Fri 21 Aug 2020    11.42 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2020/aug/21/
matt-herron-chronicler-of-the-us-civil-rights-movement-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Martin Luther King Jr leads singing marchers

towards Montgomery, Alabama, on 21 March 1965.

 

John Lewis,

then the chairman of the SNCC, is on the right.

 

Photographer: Matt Herron

 

Matt Herron, chronicler of the US civil rights movement in pictures

The photographer, who covered protesters and volunteers across the south, has died at 89.

His shot of a policeman assaulting a child won him a World Press Photo award.

Images courtesy of Take Stock/Topfoto

G

Fri 21 Aug 2020    11.42 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2020/aug/21/
matt-herron-chronicler-of-the-us-civil-rights-movement-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bobby Simmons, who became known for this photo,

takes part in the Selma to Montgomery march on 21 March 1965.

 

Photographer: Matt Herron

 

Matt Herron, chronicler of the US civil rights movement in pictures

The photographer, who covered protesters and volunteers across the south, has died at 89.

His shot of a policeman assaulting a child won him a World Press Photo award.

Images courtesy of Take Stock/Topfoto

G

Fri 21 Aug 2020    11.42 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2020/aug/21/
matt-herron-chronicler-of-the-us-civil-rights-movement-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A protester at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

on 28 August 1963.

 

Photographer: Matt Herron

 

Matt Herron, chronicler of the US civil rights movement in pictures

The photographer, who covered protesters and volunteers across the south, has died at 89.

His shot of a policeman assaulting a child won him a World Press Photo award.

Images courtesy of Take Stock/Topfoto

G

Fri 21 Aug 2020    11.42 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2020/aug/21/
matt-herron-chronicler-of-the-us-civil-rights-movement-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matt Herron    1931-2020

 

As a magazine photojournalist,

he immersed himself in the South

as a witness to civil rights

marches and clashes.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/11/
us/matt-herron-whose-camera-chronicled-a-movement-dies-at-89.html

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2020/aug/21/
matt-herron-chronicler-of-the-us-civil-rights-movement-in-pictures

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/11/
us/matt-herron-whose-camera-chronicled-a-movement-dies-at-89.html

 

https://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/05/09/
a-cultural-history-of-civil-rights/

 

https://www.kcur.org/show/up-to-date/2014-07-03/
the-untold-journey-of-civil-rights-photographers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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