Black Panther guard at Unitarian Church, San Rafael, California, No. 123

Image for Black Panther guard at Unitarian Church, San Rafael, California, No. 123
Photograph by
Baruch, Ruth-Marion, German American, 1922 - 1997
Printed by
Palm Press, American, founded 1977
Subject of
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper with mat board
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 17 3/4 x 12 in. (45.1 x 30.5 cm)
H x W (Mat): 28 x 22 in. (71.1 x 55.9 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
San Rafael, Marin County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 6, 1968; printed 2010
Description
A black-and-white portrait of a young African American male, wearing a turtleneck and dark leather jacket. There is a round button reading [HUEY FOR CONGRESS] on his lapel.
Topic
African American
Photography
Politics (Practical)
Social reform
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Pirkle Jones Foundation
Object number
2012.83.1
Restrictions & Rights
©2011 Pirkle Jones Foundation
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series
A Photo Essay on the Black Panthers, 1968
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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