Photograph of a man being detained by soldiers during the Newark Riots

Photograph by
The New York Times, American, founded 1851
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
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 9/16 × 6 9/16 in. (24.3 × 16.7 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of a man wearing a pinstriped jacket and dark colored slacks being detained in a street by police. There is a bus passing behind them. The man has his arms partially raised, and the three police officers appear to be forcing him off the street. One of the officers is carrying a rifle.
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
2011.57.10.12
Restrictions & Rights
© The New York Times . Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b56707fb-733d-455f-8595-a14797fc7d25