Fruit of Islam

Created by
Terry, Roderick, American
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Million Man March, American, founded 1995
Printed by
Penn Camera, American, 1954 - 2012
Date
October 16, 1995
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 10 5/8 x 13 11/16 in. (27 x 34.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Description
This black-and-white photograph depicts a group of men from the Nation of Islam’s (NOI) security force, Fruit of Islam (FOI), standing in a double line.They wear similar bowties and suits, the majority of them with white trimmed lapels. Several wear glasses or sunglasses. They do not look at the viewer but face forward.
Place depicted
National Mall, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
One Million Strong
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Local and regional
Men
Photography
Religious groups
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Roderick Terry
Object number
2013.99.19
Restrictions & Rights
© Roderick Terry
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5235f1cb7-6f1d-473e-9abb-a50334800b8b