This black and white photograph depicts uniformed police standing and marching in lines. Standing on an urban street are policemen in various uniforms. In the foreground are four men in shirts and pants of dark blue, with white helmets. Beyond them are additional police lined up in ranks three deep. They wear light colored helmets and shirts, and dark pants. Another line of policemen can be seen filing in to the ranks from the right margin. In the background are buildings and high rises. On the back of the photograph is a green sticker with handwritten text that reads "#25."
This black and white photograph depicts two lines of police walking along the side of an urban street. To their left are several lanes of traffic. To their right are crowds of people lining the sidewalk. The view is taken from overhead and slightly behind the police. The front has accretions of a substance in the upper right quadrant. On the back of the photograph is a green sticker with handwritten text that reads "#26."
The oral history consists of six digital files: 2011.174.77.1a, 2011.174.77.1b, 2011.174.77.1c, 2011.174.77.1d, 2011.174.77.1e, and 2011.174.77.1f.
Ben Caldwell shares his family's history in the Southwest and his childhood experience in New Mexico. Caldwell describes his military service during the Vietnam War and how his experiences made him reflect on racial prejudices in the United States. He began studying art, and he eventually moved to Los Angeles, where he has been part of a black arts movement since the 1970s. He discusses the L.A. Rebellion, a collective of black filmmakers from UCLA, as well as various art projects in which he has been involved and documentary films he has produced.
A green poster with white and blue text created by the Student Mobilization Committee to End the War is S.E. Asia. At center, a political cartoon depicting Richard Nixon as Lemuel Gulliver and members of the Student Mobilization Committee as Lilliputians tying Nixon down with ropes. The poster's text provides information about an anti-war march and a day of commemoration for the victims of official violence at Kent State and Jackson State.
A purple poster with white and black lettering announcing a march on Washington and San Francisco. With these phrases above and below: [the fight for freedom / is at home!] a large group of college-age African Americans is pictured confronting a white police officer. The poster created by the Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam encourages African Americans and their allies to protest against the Vietnam War in order to focus on the nation's attention on issues of racial equality and justice.