A digital print of sign protesting a Chicago Freedom Movement march

Image for A digital print of sign protesting a Chicago Freedom Movement march
Created by
Kleina, Bernard, American
Subject of
Chicago Freedom Movement, American, 1965 - 1967
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 6 3/16 x 8 3/4 in. (15.7 x 22.2 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type
inkjet prints
Place depicted
Marquette Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date
August 5, 1966; printed 2012
Description
A color photograph of a protest sign in front of a Chicago police van. The handmade sign, held by a person out of the frame, reads "We will not / stand for your / inciting violence / Red King / Down with forced houseing" [sic]. Only the top of the head and the hand of the person holding the sign are visible. The person has red hair and wears a wedding ring.
Topic
African American
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
2013.140.26
Restrictions & Rights
© Bernard J. Kleina
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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