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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
ink on paper
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)
inkjet prints
Place depicted:
Marquette Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
August 5, 1966; printed 2012
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.
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
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Bernard J. Kleina
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National Museum of African American History and Culture