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Photograph by:
Don Hogan Charles, American, 1938 - 2017  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/8 × 10 1/16 in. (20.6 × 25.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 6 5/8 × 9 5/8 in. (16.8 × 24.4 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
July 1967
A black-and-white photograph depicting a child in the forefront, with his hands raised, looking over his right shoulder and walking ahead of a group of soldiers. The soliders are armed with rifles with bayonet attachments, and are walking down the sidewalk in front of the store Krafchick & Son Curtains and Linens. A group of women are clustered to the right of the photograph, standing in storefronts and watching the soldiers pass, while to the left of the photograph men and children are standing in the street, also watching the soliders.
African American  Search this
Children  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
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Don Hogan Charles/The New York Times/ Redux
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture