Photograph of soldiers entering a store during the Newark Riots

Photograph by
Abbott, Randy
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Child or Children
Date
July 1967
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 1/8 in. (25.4 × 20.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 9 3/4 × 7 15/16 in. (24.8 × 20.2 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph depicting a group of three soliders standing in a store entryway during the Newark riots. The soldiers' backs are to the viewer, and one soldier's gun is raised. A young man dressed in a white shirt and trousers is standing outside the store, and in the foreground a boy is sitting on a tire on the sidewalk, both observing the scene.
Place depicted
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Civil rights
Military
Photography
Race discrimination
Race relations
Race riots
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Urban life
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.57.10.10
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ef9ced75-2e35-49f1-9a29-340586a7e9ac