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

Image for 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
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)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
August 25, 1968; printed 2012
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.
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
2012.83.2
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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