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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 Woman or Women
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin and photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 7/16 × 12 15/16 in. (21.5 × 32.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 7/8 × 14 in. (27.7 × 35.5 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1968; printed September 2017
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of women marching in the street. The women walk with their hands on the shoulders of the person in front of them. Some of the marchers are barefoot and many of them are smiling. The print is signed on the back in graphite [Jill Freedman].
Topic
African American
Activism
Local and regional
Politics (Practical)
Poverty
Race relations
United States--History--1961-1969
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2017.81.8
Restrictions & Rights
© Jill Freedman
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series
Resurrection City
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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