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Created by:
Joe Schwartz, American, 1913 - 2013  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 1/4 x 12 9/16 in. (23.5 x 31.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 x 13 7/8 in. (27.9 x 35.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1948
Caption:
Smash Jim Crow - New 3rd Party Headquarters, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, 1948
Joe Schwartz, Folk Photography: Poems I've Never Written (2000), 112.
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of a meeting outside the offices of the American Labor Party. Men and women stand and talk to each other or look towards the camera. The office marquee loudly supports the Progressive Party ticket of Henry Wallace and Glen Taylor. It also lists endorsed candidates for the positions of state senate, city court, assembly, and the county court.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joe Schwartz and Family
Object number:
2010.74.94
Restrictions & Rights:
© Joe Schwartz
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.74.94