Photograph of a girl walking in front of a looted store after the Newark Riots

Image for Photograph of a girl walking in front of a looted store after the Newark Riots
Photograph by
Abbott, Randy
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 9 15/16 × 8 1/8 in. (25.2 × 20.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 9 13/16 × 7 7/8 in. (24.9 × 20 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 of a girl walking alone in front of a store destroyed during the Newark riots. Charred debris is on the sidewalk.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
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
2011.57.10.9
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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