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Members of the Massachusetts National Guard stand along the route of a Civil Rights march in Springfield, Massachusetts. Marchers are protesting alleged police brutality in Springfield., August 22, 1965
Vintage wire photograph on paper
6 7/8 x 9 5/16 in. (17.46 x 23.65 cm)

Creation Place: North America
Technique: Photography
Credit Line: Restricted gift of Michael Mattis and Judy Hochberg in honor of Myrlie Evers-Williams.
Accession Number: P2021.13.546

Commentary
Guard Unit Along Demonstration Route: members of the Massachusetts National Guard stand along the route of a Civil Rights march in Springfield today. Massachusetts Governor John A. Volpe ordered the guard unit to man the parade route, to insure the safety of the marchers who are protesting alleged police brutality in Springfield.

Marks
On recto: typewritten title and date.
On verso: Associated Press stamp and date stamp.

Materials
Wire photographs were originally transmitted over phonelines, then later, by satellite. They were first used in the early 1920s. Associated Press became a leader with this. After pigment touch-ups, etc., the print is put into a drum (like a drum scanner). The image gets converted into audio tones that are transmitted. The tones are received and beamed onto photo-sensitive paper. Wire photographs are copies without originals---they are hybrid, transmitted objects. (Britt Salvesen, Curator and Department Head, Photography Department, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, March 30-31, 2022)

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Dimensions
  • Image Dimensions: 6 7/8 x 9 5/16 in. (17.46 x 23.65 cm) Measured by Cornejo-Reynoso, Aitzin
  • Sheet Dimensions: 8 1/8 x 10 in. (20.64 x 25.4 cm) Measured by Cornejo-Reynoso, Aitzin


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