Skip to main content

Image / Black Panther Harold Holmes Arrested

Have a question about this item?

Item information. View source record on contributor's website.

Title
Black Panther Harold Holmes Arrested
Date Created and/or Issued
1970-11-25T08:00:00Z
Publication Information
Chapman University Digital Commons
Contributing Institution
Chapman University, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
Collection
UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980
Rights Information
copyrighted
UPI retains the copyright on all photographs. Permission to use photographs must be obtained from United Press International.
Description
New Orleans: Harold Holmes (C) the vociferous leader of the Black Panther affiliated group barricaded in a unit of the Desire Housing Project, was arrested 11/25 as he and four carloads of sympathizers tried to leave the city. The group had been involved in a legal battle over the constitutionality of the state's criminal trespass law, following a move by the police to evict them forcefully. Police reportedly kept their eyes on four autos rented by actress-activist Jane Fonda 11/24 and 11/25 the Panthers took the cars to drive to a rally in Washington, D.C.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
http://digitalcommons.chapman.edu/upi_african_american/227
Subject
African Americans
History
United States
Prejudice
Desegregation
Civil rights movement
Black Panthers
African American Studies
United States History
Source
UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

About the collections in Calisphere

Learn more about the collections in Calisphere. View our statement on digital primary resources.

Copyright, permissions, and use

If you're wondering about permissions and what you can do with this item, a good starting point is the "rights information" on this page. See our terms of use for more tips.

Share your story

Has Calisphere helped you advance your research, complete a project, or find something meaningful? We'd love to hear about it; please send us a message.

Explore related content on Calisphere: