They Gave Their Best for Democracy

Created by
Schwartz, Joe, American, 1913 - 2013
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
1947
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 x 13 7/8 in. (27.9 x 35.2 cm)
Caption
They Gave Their Best for Democracy - Brooklyn, New York, 1947
Joe Schwartz, Folk Photography: Poems I've Never Written (2000), 188.
Description
A black-and-white photograph of men playing cards on the sidewalk. On the wall behind them, a poster that says "OUR BOYS IN THE SERVICE" with a list of servicemen.
Place depicted
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Photography
Recreation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joe Schwartz and Family
Object number
2010.74.140
Restrictions & Rights
© Joe Schwartz
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c0240d6c-2ff0-4744-996e-5f7a03da5b3f