Photograph of the Young Lords Party and Black Panther Party buttons

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2 images
Photograph by
Maristany, Hiram, American
Subject of
Unidentified
Young Lords Party, American, founded 1969
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 × 19 3/16 in. (33 × 48.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 16 × 19 15/16 in. (40.6 × 50.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1970
Description
A black and white photograph of an unidentified person wearing a leather jacket and two buttons. The button on the left of the photograph reads: [Free the Panther 21]. It has a graphic of a fist holding a gun. The button on the right of the photograph reads: [Tengo Puerto Rico En Mi Corazon / YLP]. It has a graphic of a map of Puerto Rico with a fist holding a gun. The back of the photograph is blank.
Topic
African American
Activism
Communities
Photography
Political organizations
Resistance
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.186.2
Restrictions & Rights
© Hiram Maristany
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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