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Photograph by:
The New York Times, American, founded 1851  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 1/8 in. (25.4 × 20.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 9 9/16 × 6 9/16 in. (24.3 × 16.7 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
July 1967
A black and white photograph of a man wearing a pinstriped jacket and dark colored slacks being detained in a street by police. There is a bus passing behind them. The man has his arms partially raised, and the three police officers appear to be forcing him off the street. One of the officers is carrying a rifle.
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Race riots  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
© The New York Times
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture