Sign of the Times

Image for Sign of the Times
Created by
Schwartz, Joe, American, 1913 - 2013
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 13 3/4 x 11 in. (34.9 x 27.9 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1960s
Caption
Sign of the Times, Venice, California, 1960's
Joe Schwartz, Folk Photography: Poems I've Never Written (2000), 113.
Description
A black-and-white photograph of the storefront of a cafe in Venice, California. In the windows are notices for upcoming events, including a poetry symposium and a mass demonstration to be led by Martin Luther King, Jr. and "other national leaders."
Topic
African American
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joe Schwartz and Family
Object number
2010.74.95
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

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