Photograph of Denise Oliver, Young Lords Party

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2 images
Photograph by
Rose, Jesse Steve
Subject of
Oliver, Denise, American, born 1947
Young Lords Party, American, founded 1969
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
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)
Type
photographic prints
portraits
Date
November 21, 1970
Description
A black and white photograph of Denise Oliver. 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. Unidentified men and women are seen in the lower foreground and background. On the back of the photograph there is an inscription with information about the photograph date and the photographer.
Topic
African American
Activism
Political organizations
Politics (Practical)
United States--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
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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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