Photograph of Julio Roldan's funeral at the People's Church

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2 images
Photograph by
Rose, Jesse Steve
Subject of
Roldán, Julio, American, died 1970
Young Lords Party, American, founded 1969
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Overall): 10 15/16 × 13 7/8 in. (27.8 × 35.2 cm)
H x W (Image): 7 13/16 × 11 1/2 in. (19.8 × 29.2 cm)
Type
photographic prints
Place depicted
East Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 19, 1970
Description
A black and white photograph of the funeral of Julio Roldán. The open casket is featured in the lower right quadrant. A Puerto Rican flag covers the casket. In front of the casket are men armed with rifles. Two men stand in between the men with rifles in front of the casket. In the upper left quadrant of the photograph are rows of pews filled with people. The back of the photograph has an inscription that gives the photograph's date, brief description, and photographer.
Topic
African American
Activism
Justice
Political organizations
Politics (Practical)
Prisons
Resistance
Spirituality
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.109.7.3
Restrictions & Rights
©Jesse-Steve Rose/The Image Works. Permission required for use.
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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