Resurrection City: Untitled

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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
silver and photographic gelatin and photographic paper
H x W (Image): 12 15/16 × 8 11/16 in. (32.9 × 22 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 × 10 7/8 in. (35.5 × 27.7 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Resurrection City
Media Arts-Photography
City of Hope: Resurrection City and the 1968 Poor People's Campaign
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 police officers with helmets and batons ushering a man onto a bus. A row of busses is visible along the left side of the image. People's arms and hands are protruding through some of the metal studded bus windows. A pile of personal belongings, including bags and clothing, sits next to the door to the bus. In the background, people hold their arms out of the windows. The print is signed on the back in graphite [Jill Freedman].
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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