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Birmingham Alabama policemen use police dogs during civil rights demonstrations
  • Charles Moore
    1931–2010
    born: Hackleburg, Alabama, United States ; died: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States
  • Birmingham Alabama policemen use police dogs during civil rights demonstrations, 1962
  • Where object was made: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 22.3 x 33.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/4 x 13 3/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 27.6 x 35.4 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 7/8 x 13 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0325
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Crowded street with single white police officer with his back to the viewer raises a baton in the right hand, while the left hand holds the leash of a German Shepherd. A group of black men gather in a semi-circle at the right side of the image. At the left side of the image walk two black women walk.