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Photograph by:
John H. White, American, born 1945  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image and sheet): 12 × 18 in. (30.5 × 45.7 cm)
black-and-white photographs
chromogenic color prints
Place collected:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
1970s; printed 2010
A chromogenic print depicting a black-and-white image of a crowd of women raising their fists in a Black Power salute. The women are shouting with their right fists rasied in the air. All four women in the front row are wearing floral-printed tops. Many of the women throughout the crowd have afros. A man's face is visible in the bottom left corner. The number and copyright reading [0-5166626-F-JHW_KIF029 / 3 N6 (c) Dreambox Foto Studio 2010] is printed on the back of the photogrpah.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Black power  Search this
Gesture  Search this
Photography  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of John H. White/Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photojournalist
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© John H. White
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National Museum of African American History and Culture