12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
A Refuge for the Night

A homeless man sleeps in a night camp he set up on the steps of the Foundry United Methodist Church, a church famous for its activism. The "Stop the Trials" sign refers to the Methodist clergy trials that have resulted in the defrocking of priests who performed same-sex wedding ceremonies.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2014
Photo Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Camera: FinePix S8350
Copyright: © Kathryn Aegis