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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 and paper
H x W (Image): 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (14.6 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 Dr. King, Andrew Young and marchers escorted by Chicago police down a street. The photo is taken from above and shows a two-man crew with a large video camera in the foreground. The marchers are passing a store, Steven's Finer Meats, advertising "GROUND BEEF PATTIES 5 LBS FOR $2.95" and "GROUND TENDER LOINS 85 C LB." Several young men run alongside the march, attracting the attention of the police.
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
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Bernard J. Kleina
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National Museum of African American History and Culture