Digital print of police confronting a mob during a Chicago Freedom Movement marc

Created by
Kleina, Bernard, American
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
August 5, 1966; printed 2012
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 5 5/8 x 8 11/16 in. (14.3 x 22.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Description
A color photograph of a Chicago police officer confronting a mob at a gas station. The officer, in his blue uniform with his billy club raised, is confronting a man with no shirt. next to him a man in black shirt flinching away from the billy club. The rest of the mob is breaking up and leaving the scene. At the extreme right is a Confederate flag.
Place depicted
Marquette Park neighborhood, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Chicago Freedom Movement
Type
inkjet prints
Topic
Civil rights
Men
Photography
Race relations
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bernard J. Kleina and Susan Keleher Kleina
Object number
2013.140.21
Restrictions & Rights
© Bernard J. Kleina
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd583b513d6-7eec-4824-912b-bec560e28fb9