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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): 5 11/16 x 8 3/4 in. (14.4 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 neighborhood, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 5, 1966; printed 2012
Description:
A color photograph of a mob at a Clark gas station. Colored flags hang overhead and figures are standing in front of gas pumps. Many of the men are in motion. The man in the lower left, wearing a white shirt, is crouched down. Another man, in the center without a shirt, appears to have just thrown something. The mob's attention is focused to the viewer’s left at something outside the frame.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race relations  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
Violence  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:
2013.140.20
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_2013.140.20