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Created by:
Bernard Kleina, American  Search this
Subject of:
Chicago Freedom Movement, American, 1965 - 1967  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 6 x 8 3/4 in. (15.2 x 22.2 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type:
inkjet prints
Place depicted:
Marquette Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 5, 1966; printed 2012
Description:
A color photograph of six Chicago Police Department officers and one African American plain clothes officer walking among civilians. Wearing black pants, blue uniform shirts, and blue helmets, they walk in a rough line next to several young white men. The foremost policemen are smiling and looking in various directions; some distance apart in the background is an African American policeman. The plain clothes officer wears glasses, a navy blue tee shirt and dark pants. He has a red patch tied around his left arm and gazes directly at the viewer. The young white men wear light colored t-shirts and dark pants. They are looking in multiple directions; the foremost figure has a cigarette between the fingers of his right hand and his gazing towards the viewer, grinning.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Law  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bernard J. Kleina and Susan Keleher Kleina
Object number:
2013.140.16
Restrictions & Rights:
© Bernard J. Kleina
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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_2013.140.16