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Photograph by:
James H. Karales, American, 1930 - 2002  Search this
Created by:
Rick Rhodes Photography & Imaging, LLC, American  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Alabama Highway Patrol, founded 1936  Search this
H x W: 3106 pixels × 4579 pixels
File size: 13.61 MB
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured:
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
A black-and-white digital image of a young man being arrested in the middle of the street. The man stands in the center of the image with his hands behind his back. He is wearing a stripped t-shirt and jeans. The policeman stands directly behind the man, looking toward his hands, while reaching for an item on his belt. The policeman is wearing a white helmet and trench coat. To the left of the image, a large group of people can be seen facing toward the rear of the photo and holding flags. Signs behind the group state [Coca-Cola CANTERBURRY'S Coca-Cola MARKET]. A motorcycle is parked right next to the policeman and one policeman can be seen running forward through the dashboard. Cars are parked along the right side of the road.
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Hate crimes  Search this
Justice  Search this
Law  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Monica Karales and the Estate of James Karales
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of James Karales
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Media Arts-Photography
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture