Cambridge, Maryland. Clifford Vaughs, a SNCC Photographer is Arrested

Image for Cambridge, Maryland. Clifford Vaughs, a SNCC Photographer is Arrested
Created by
Lyon, Danny, American, born 1942
Subject of
Vaughs, Clifford, American
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, American, 1960 - 1970s
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 5/8 x 12 15/16 in. (21.9 x 32.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 7/8 x 13 15/16 in. (27.6 x 35.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Cambridge, Dorchester, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date
1964; printed 1994
Description
A black-and-white photograph of an African American man wearing white pants who is being pulled in all directions. Men with guns, helmets, and gas masks pull on his leg, arm and shirt. On the right side of the image a man in a short sleeve uniform walks away from the scene.
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Photography
United States--History--1961-1969
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.107.20
Restrictions & Rights
© Danny Lyon/Magnum Photos . Permission required for use.
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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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