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Steven Sullivan on Stretcher

Steven Sullivan on Stretcher

Date: 1970
Medium: gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 6 11/16 x 9 13/16 in. (17 x 24.9 cm)
Support: 7 15/16 x 9 15/16 in. (20.2 x 25.2 cm)
Mat: 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Classification: Photograph
Credit Line: Gift of Paige Pinnell, 2011
Keywords and Associated Locations:
Object number: 2011.14.11
Description
No Title (Bayoneted Striker) shows a victim of the Guard assault raising a clenched fist in a defiant act. From a series of gelatin silver photographs by unidentified photography students documenting the May, 1970, strike at the University of New Mexico. The strike occurred after four antiwar students at Kent State University by Ohio National Guardsmen while protesting the invasion of Cambodia by the United States military during the Viet Nam War. The photographs culminate with the bayonetting of thirteen individuals, however, none were killed.
Not on view
Publication and Exhibition History: 5/2/1995 - 6/2/1995: Strike/1970. Jonson Gallery of the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131.