Photograph by
Maristany, Hiram, American, 1945 - 2022
Subject of
Oliver, Denise, American, born 1947
Unidentified Man or Men
Young Lords Party, American, founded 1969
Date
ca. 1970
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on poster board
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 19 1/4 × 13 3/8 in. (48.9 × 34 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 19 13/16 × 15 15/16 in. (50.3 × 40.5 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of Denise Oliver, the first female member of Young Lords Party Central Committee. Oliver stands above two unidentified men and holds a document in front of her with her left hand. One of the unidentified men is holding a flag. Buildings and fire escapes are visible in the background of the photograph. The back of the photograph is blank.
Place captured
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Cultural Place
Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Young Lords Movement
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Activism
Communities
Decolonization
Photography
Political organizations
Resistance
Urban life
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.186.3
Restrictions & Rights
© Hiram Maristany
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55774c192-7789-4818-89f9-dc242e3c18f1
Share this page