Soldiers with Bayonets

Image for Soldiers with Bayonets
Created by
Ward, Fred, American
Subject of
Richardson, Gloria St. Clair Hayes, American, born 1922
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image and Sheet): 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (16.5 x 24.8 cm)
H x W (Mat): 16 1/4 × 20 in. (41.3 × 50.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Cambridge, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date
1964
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Gloria Richardson and other African American protesters in the street being confronted by National Guard Troops. The troop in the foreground is pointing an army rifle with a bayonet at them.
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, Gift of Howard Greenberg Gallery
Object number
2012.169.9
Restrictions & Rights
© Fred Ward/Award Agency. 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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