Digital print of a Chicago Freedom Movement march down South Kedzie Avenue

Image for Digital print of a Chicago Freedom Movement march down South Kedzie Avenue
Created by
Kleina, Bernard, American
Subject of
Chicago Freedom Movement, American, 1965 - 1967
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 4 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (12.4 x 22.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type
inkjet prints
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place depicted
Marquette Park neighborhood, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date
August 5, 1966; printed 2012
Description
A color photograph of a Open Housing marchers walking down the middle of a street, flanked by cars and Chicago police. Spectators line the street. Tony's Barber Shop and a Citgo station can be seen in the background as they pass the Bourne Chapel.
Topic
Civil rights
Photography
Race relations
United States--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
2013.140.24
Restrictions & Rights
© Bernard J. Kleina

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