Rooftop view of Oakland Police Department/ California Highway Patrol and others, c. 1969

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2 images
Photograph by
Jackson, Steve Jr., 1923 - 1999
Subject of
Oakland Police Department, American, founded 1853
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 7 9/16 × 9 7/16 in. (19.2 × 24 cm)
H x W: 8 1/16 × 9 15/16 in. (20.5 × 25.3 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1969
Description
This black and white photograph depicts two lines of police walking along the side of an urban street. To their left are several lanes of traffic. To their right are crowds of people lining the sidewalk. The view is taken from overhead and slightly behind the police. The front has accretions of a substance in the upper right quadrant. On the back of the photograph is a green sticker with handwritten text that reads "#26."
Topic
African American
Activism
Communities
Photography
Urban life
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Mary E. Jackson, Posthumously and Linda A. Jackson
Object number
2016.117.26
Restrictions & Rights
© Linda A. Jackson
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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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