Black & white man at rally - Boston, Mass. - 1968

Image for Black & white man at rally - Boston, Mass. - 1968
Photograph by
Robert Houston, American, born 1935
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 2510pixels × 3550pixels
Type
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date
1967
Description
This image depicts two men at an anti-war rally at Boston Common. The men are standing side by side, arms around each other's shoulders. They face the viewer, the man on the right holding his free arm out in front of him, hand open, fingers splayed, palm up. He wears a light colored button down shirt, dark pants, and a loose coat with a large peace symbol on the breast pocket. The man on the left wears a dark shirt with a minister's collar, a light colored blazer and light colored pants. His free arm is raised in the air, fist clenched.
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Communities
Local and regional
Photography
Resistance
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Greta Houston
Object number
2014.116.48
Restrictions & Rights
© Robert Houston
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Exhibition
City of Hope: Resurrection City and the 1968 Poor People's Campaign
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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