Photograph of police patrolling a neighborhood during the Newark Riots

Photograph by
Lee, Bud, American, 1941 - 2015
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
July 1967
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
H x W (Image): 6 7/16 × 9 1/2 in. (16.4 × 24.1 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph depicting a residential street being patrolled by multiple policemen in dark-colored uniforms with white helmets. There is a car parked in the center of the street with its driver-side door open, and the logo on the driver's side door says "Newark Police." Two policemen stand to the car's right looking across the street with their guns raised. At the far left of the photograph, one policeman appears to be giving attention to a person lying on the ground, while two other policemen stand nearby with guns raised. The street sign indicates that the street is Livingston Street, but the name of the cross street is blurry.
Place depicted
Livingston Street, 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
Photography
Race discrimination
Race relations
Race riots
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.57.11.8
Restrictions & Rights
© Bud Lee . Permission required for use.
GUID
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