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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): 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)
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 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.
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:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Bernard J. Kleina
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National Museum of African American History and Culture