Photograph by
Rose, Jesse Steve
Subject of
Oliver, Denise, American, born 1947
Young Lords Party, American, founded 1969
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Agrait, Mickey
Date
November 21, 1970
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Overall): 13 15/16 × 11 in. (35.4 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (Image): 10 7/16 × 7 1/8 in. (26.5 × 18.1 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of Denise Oliver amid a crowd of people. Oliver is at the center of the photograph and looks to the right. She wears a leather jacket with a popped collar and a beret with three pin back buttons promoting the Young Lords Party. Oliver holds a white cup in her proper left hand and a cigarette in her proper right hand between her index and middle fingers. In the lower right foreground, Mickey Agrait is partially visible in profile. An unidentified woman is behind and to the left of Oliver. On the back of the photograph there is an inscription with information about the photograph date and the photographer.
Place captured
United States, North and Central America
Cultural Place
Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
African American - Latinx Solidarity
Young Lords Movement
Type
photographic prints
portraits
Topic
Activism
Decolonization
Political organizations
Politics
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.109.7.4
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a692ef23-d77a-4a49-a441-0f76d5ab27fd
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