Photographs of the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday Trip

These photographs document the Obamas’ trip to and from Selma for the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. These include the President and First Lady meeting people in a green room; speeches; participants walking across the Edmund Pettus Bridge; the Obamas touring the National Voting Rights Museum; and the President participating in an interview with Bill Plante from CBS.

2,729 assets

  • Electronic Records
  • Photographs

The Executive Office of the President (EOP) instance of the Electronic Records Archive (ERA) contains electronic records created or received by Obama administration staff. These records are stored in Search and Access Sets (SAS) that represent their originating computer program, such as the White House Photo System.

The photographs are a subseries of a larger series, which includes all photographs taken by White House photographers during the Obama administration.  This subseries is arranged chronologically by the photo identifier (P number), which is formatted as PMMDDYYXX-####:

  • P (for Presidential photographs)
  • MMDDYY (Date of image capture)
  • XX (Photographer’s initials)
  • [dash]
  • Frame number

Barack Obama Electronic Records
21-00004-P Selma contains 2,729 photographs, of which 2,711 are released in
full and 18 are withheld in full.

Access to Obama Presidential Records is governed by the Presidential Records Act (PRA) (44 USC 22) and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 USC 552 as amended) and therefore records may be restricted in whole or part in accordance with legal exemptions.

Staff Archivists, 2022.