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Photograph by:
Jesse Steve Rose  Search this
Subject of:
Denise Oliver, American, born 1947  Search this
Young Lords Party, American, founded 1969  Search this
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982  Search this
Mickey Agrait  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Overall): 13 15/16 × 11 in. (35.4 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (Image): 10 7/16 × 7 1/8 in. (26.5 × 18.1 cm)
photographic prints
Place captured:
United States, North and Central America
Cultural Place:
Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
November 21, 1970
A black and white photograph of Denise Oliver amid a crowd of people. Oliver is at the center of the photograph and looks to the right. She wears a leather jacket with a popped collar and a beret with three pin back buttons promoting the Young Lords Party. Oliver holds a white cup in her proper left hand and a cigarette in her proper right hand between her index and middle fingers. In the lower right foreground, Mickey Agrait is partially visible in profile. An unidentified woman is behind and to the left of Oliver. On the back of the photograph there is an inscription with information about the photograph date and the photographer.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Decolonization  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture