Photo, Print, Drawing "Those sneaks!"
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About this Item
- "Those sneaks!"
- Editorial cartoon drawing shows two Ku Klux Klan members standing in the dark, near a church, one is holding explosives and the other is holding a rifle and a newspaper with a headline that states "F.B.I. Agents Inflitrate Klan".
- Block, Herbert, 1909-2001, artist
Created / Published
- - United States.--Federal Bureau of Investigation
- - Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
- - African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--1960-1970
- - Violence--Alabama--1960-1970
- - Night--1960-1970
- - Secrecy--1960-1970
- - Covert operations--Alabama--1960-1970
- - Spying--Alabama--1960-1970
- - Bombings--Alabama--1960-1970
- Editorial cartoons--American--1960-1970.
- Editorial cartoons--American--1960-1970
- - Caption label from exhibit "Herblock Looks at 1965": Alabama officials arrested four Ku Klux Klan members for their role in the murder of Viola Gregg Liuzzo, a white civil rights activist who had been shot as she drove a teenage African American organizer from Montgomery to Selma on March 25, 1965. On April 21, 1965, Gary Thomas Rowe, Jr. (1933-1998), one of the klansmen and also an FBI mole, testified at the trial of purported Klan members about what he witnessed. His actions had permitted their swift arrest and trial. Although initially acquitted in state trial, they were later convicted in a federal court.
- - Title from item.
- - Signed "Herblock" lower left.
- - Published in the Washington Post, April 23, 1965.
- - Copyright, 1965, by Herblock.
- - Inscribed in pencil at top left: 4-23-65.
- - Forms part of: Herbert L. Block collection (Library of Congress).
- - Exhibited: "Herblock Looks at 1965 : Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., September 2015 - March 2016.
- 1 drawing : India ink, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing ; sheet 57.6 x 38.1 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- BLOCK, no. 6307 (BB size)
- Block, Herbert, 1909-2001. Herbert L. Block collection (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- hlb 06307 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hlb.06307
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-hlb-06307 (digital file from original drawing)
- Publication may be restricted. For information see "Herbert Block ("Herblock") Rights and Restrictions," https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/271_herb.html
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- Call Number: BLOCK, no. 6307 (BB size)
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Chicago citation style:
Block, Herbert, Artist. "Those sneaks!". Alabama, 1965. 4/23. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2012636983/.
APA citation style:
Block, H. (1965) "Those sneaks!". Alabama, 1965. 4/23. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012636983/.
MLA citation style:
Block, Herbert, Artist. "Those sneaks!". 4/23. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2012636983/>.