View showing Kathleen Cleaver disembarking airplane upon her arrival in Tallahassee, Florida.

View showing Kathleen Cleaver disembarking airplane upon her arrival in Tallahassee, Florida.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/130667
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Title

  • View showing Kathleen Cleaver disembarking airplane upon her arrival in Tallahassee, Florida.

Image Number

  • JB00188

Year

  • 1971

Date Note

  • Photographed on November 26, 1971.

Series Title

    Biography Note

  • Kathleen Neal Cleaver was born on May 13, 1945 in Dallas, Texas. In November 1967 she moved to San Francisco to join the Black Panther Party and became the communications secretary and the first female member of the Party's decision-making body. She also served as the spokesperson and press secretary. Married Eldridge Cleaver on December 27, 1967. In 1971, Huey Newton, a fellow party member, and Eldridge had a disagreement; this led to the expulsion of the International Branch of the Black Panther Party. The Cleavers formed a new organization called the Revolutionary People's Communication Network.

  • 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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