PHOTOS: See Candid Pics from Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 1965 Selma March

Photographing everything that he saw, Stephen Somerstein was the eyes of Dr. Martin Luther King's 1965 Selma march. Now, on the tail of Ava DuVernay's Selma's release, Somerstein is exhibiting his photos at the New York Historical Society. Flip through our gallery to view some of our favorites from his collection.

Taylor Lewis Jan, 14, 2015

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Two mothers and their young daughters gaze at the passing marchers.

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Civil rights leaders, nuns and priests from all over the country join the march.

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Demonstrators march down a residential street, en route to Montgomery

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A multi-generational group of women watch the marchers go by.

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Hecklers harrass marchers as they continue on their way.

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A flag-wielding man marches by federal troops.

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A family watches the marchers in amazement

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Young leaders march for equality in Montgomery, Ala., 1965.

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After the marchers arrived in Montgomery, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addresses the crowd of 25,000

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An impassioned Dr. Martin Luther King speaks to the 25,000 people who marched from Selma to Montgomery, Ala.

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