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First Watts Festival

Image for First Watts Festival
Created by
Schwartz, Joe, American, 1913 - 2013
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 9/16 x 10 5/8 in. (34.5 x 27 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 x 11 in. (35.3 x 28 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1965
Caption
First Watts Festival - After the revolt, Central Los Angeles, California, 1965
Joe Schwartz, Folk Photography: Poems I've Never Written (2000), 39.
Description
A black-and-white photograph of approximately twenty boys climbing or attempting to climb a tall chainlink fence.
Topic
African American
Children
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joe Schwartz and Family
Object number
2010.74.37
Restrictions & Rights
© Joe Schwartz
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture