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Title Work

Title No: 13908

Title: Fire fighters using a high-pressure water jet against civil rights demonstrators in Birmingham, Alabama

Medium: Documentation

Original Medium: Photograph

Date: 1963 (Created)

Original Summary:
Image shows three fire fighters from the Birmingham Fire Department  directing water at a group of demonstrators who are lying on the sidewalk, in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963. Initials on back of fireman's jacket read "BFD." One woman holds her hands up to protect her head. 

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Subjects: Demonstrations; Birmingham (Ala.)--Race relations; Birmingham (Ala.)

Copyright ClaimantBlack Star (Picture agency)
PhotographerMoore, Charles

Items x3

13908-1Photographic : B&W Photographic Print on Foam Core Board 
13908-2Photographic : B&W Photographic Prints 
13908-3Photographic : B&W safety film negative 

Contained By x2

Title NoTitle
13411Eyes on the prize [stock photos]
13901Eyes on the prize exhibit