Couple listening at Free Huey Rally, De Fremery Park, Oakland, CA, No. 15

Photograph by
Jones, Pirkle, American, 1914 - 2009
Printed by
Palm Press, American, founded 1977
Subject of
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
August 25, 1968; printed 2012
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper with mat board
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
H x W (Mat): 22 x 28 in. (55.9 x 71.1 cm)
Description
A black-and-white image of a young African American couple. The woman wears a striped shirt and pearl earrings and the man wears a [Free Black Panther Prisoners] button on his jacket lapel. A white man operates a camera just behind them.
Place depicted
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
A Photo Essay on the Black Panthers, 1968
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Photography
Politics
Social reform
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Pirkle Jones Foundation
Object number
2012.83.2
Restrictions & Rights
© Regents of the University of California
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53469e0f8-213f-4a5d-bf47-374625c5dac1