Photograph by
Rose, Jesse Steve
Subject of
Young Lords Party, American, founded 1969
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
October 30, 1970
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Overall): 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 7 13/16 × 11 1/2 in. (19.8 × 29.2 cm)
A black and white photograph of men and women from the Young Lords Party marching to the United Nations on October 30, 1970. The group of men and women carry the Puerto Rican flag. Many of the men and women wear berets with pin back buttons attached on the front, promoting the Young Lords Party. The man at the center of the image wears a leather jacket, pin-striped collared shirt, and beret. To his right, on the left side of the image, are two women also wearing berets with pin back buttons. To his left is a man holding the corner of the flag. The group marches in a street with tall buildings in the background. The back of the photograph has an inscription identifying the title, date and photographer.
Place depicted
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Cultural Place
Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Memorabilia and Ephemera - Political and Activist Ephemera
Photographs and Still Images
Young Lords Movement
photographic prints
Political organizations
Social reform
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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