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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): 8 15/16 x 6 1/4 in. (22.7 x 15.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
inkjet prints
Place depicted:
Marquette Park Neighborhood, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
August 5, 1966; printed 2012
A color photograph of a man being escorted by a Chicago police officer. He is wearing a plaid shirt, partially unbuttoned with a white t-shirt underneath. Wearing black pants and white shoes, he steps forwards aggressively, head lowered, gaze to the front. The police officer, in blue shirt and helmet, is holding onto his right arm. Another man is holding his left arm at the elbow and the wrist. A crowd of young men stand in the background, watching.
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  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:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Bernard J. Kleina
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National Museum of African American History and Culture