Unidentified children holding a "Free Bill Johnson political prisoner" bumper sticker at rally in Frenchtown - Tallahassee, Florida.

Unidentified children holding a "Free Bill Johnson political prisoner" bumper sticker at rally in Frenchtown - Tallahassee, Florida.


Image Number

  • JB00150

Year

  • 1971

Date Note

  • Photographed on July 31, 1971.

Series Title

General Note

  • Edward Allen Johnson Jr., 19, was arrested on June 2, 1970 for the May 18, 1970 firebombing of the Tallahassee Furniture Company building. He was a member of the Tallahassee branch of the Malcolm X United Liberation Front (established in Tallahassee in early 1970). The group held numerous public demonstrations to free him, including a 7-day conference at Florida A&M University in September 1970. Spokesmen for the Liberation Front often referred to Johnson as a "political prisoner."

Rights

    Biography Note

  • Buckley's photography focused primarily on civil rights demonstrations, anti-war rallies, anti-nuclear demonstrations, and women's rights demonstrations.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 35 mm.

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Unidentified children holding a "Free Bill Johnson political prisoner" bumper sticker at rally in Frenchtown - Tallahassee, Florida.
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Chicago Manual of Style

Buckley, John Charles, 1945-2008. Unidentified children holding a "Free Bill Johnson political prisoner" bumper sticker at rally in Frenchtown - Tallahassee, Florida. 1971. Black & white photonegative, 35 mm. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/130638>, accessed 12 December 2017.

MLA

Buckley, John Charles, 1945-2008. Unidentified children holding a "Free Bill Johnson political prisoner" bumper sticker at rally in Frenchtown - Tallahassee, Florida. 1971. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 12 Dec. 2017.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/130638>.

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(State Archives of Florida/Buckley)