Resurrection City: Untitled

Photograph of a man holding a sign reading "La Tierra ES NUESTRA HERENCIA"

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2 images
Photograph by
Freedman, Jill, American, born 1939
Subject of
Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
silver and photographic gelatin and photographic paper
H x W (Image): 12 15/16 × 8 5/8 in. (32.9 × 21.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 × 10 7/8 in. (35.5 × 27.7 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
1968; printed September 2017
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a bearded man in sunglasses holding a sign in his left hand that reads in Spanish [La Tierra ES / NUESTRA / HERENCIA]. In his right hand is a hardhat. Activists in the background carry other signs, one that advocates for recognizing the supremacy of treaties. The print is signed on the back in graphite [Jill Freedman].
African American
Local and regional
Politics (Practical)
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Jill Freedman
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Resurrection City
Media Arts-Photography
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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