Black Panther guards at Free Huey Rally, Bobby Hutton Memorial Park, Oakland, CA, No. 21

Image for Black Panther guards at Free Huey Rally, Bobby Hutton Memorial Park, Oakland, CA, No. 21
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): 11 7/8 x 17 1/2 in. (30.2 x 44.5 cm)
H x W (Mat): 22 x 28 in. (55.9 x 71.1 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Portfolio/Series
A Photo Essay on the Black Panthers, 1968
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place depicted
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
August 25, 1968; printed 2010
Description
A black-and-white image of two young, African American male Black Panther guards, in berets and leather jackets. One man faces ahead, while the other looks over his shoulder.
Topic
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
2012.83.4
Restrictions & Rights
©2011 Pirkle Jones Foundation

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