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Photograph by:
Builder Levy, American, born 1942  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
gold toned silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 8 5/8 × 12 7/8 in. (21.9 × 32.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 7/8 × 13 15/16 in. (27.6 × 35.4 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
April 15, 1967; printed 2016
A black and white photograph of men, women, and children marching down a street in Harlem, New York, in the Harlem Peace March on April 15, 1967. The marchers are carrying signs that read: [Black Men Should Fight White Racism, Not Vietnamese Freedom Fighters / Stop the War Now!], [USA / Get Out of Vietnam Now] and [Black People: 53% of the Dead, 2% of the Bread...Why? / Stop the war Now!]. The marchers in the front row are looking towards the camera and there are brownstone buildings visible in the background. The back of the photograph includes the photographer's signature, information about the subject of the photograph, and printing information.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Justice  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Arnika Dawkins and the Arnika Dawkins Gallery
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Builder Levy
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National Museum of African American History and Culture