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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 5/8 x 8 11/16 in. (14.3 x 22.1 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 Chicago police officer confronting a mob at a gas station. The officer, in his blue uniform with his billy club raised, is confronting a man with no shirt. next to him a man in black shirt flinching away from the billy club. The rest of the mob is breaking up and leaving the scene. At the extreme right is a Confederate flag.
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Men  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