Photograph of soldiers entering a store during the Newark Riots

Image for Photograph of soldiers entering a store during the Newark Riots
Photograph by
Abbott, Randy
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Child or Children
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)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date
July 1967
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.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Military
Photography
Race discrimination
Race relations
United States--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
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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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