Arrested Fugitive

Arrested Fugitive

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Description (Brief)
Black and white photograph taken by J. Ross Baughman of a man kneeling on a floral couch cushion with his hands behind him in hand cuffs. Another man stands in front of him wearing a long black coat looking at a piece of paper held in his hands. Another man stands behind the kneeling man with a gun in a hip hostler writing on a small notepad. The number "5" is visible on the wall behind the men. Writing on the back says "From the portfolio Certain Positions of Influence. 'Arrested Fugitive' Bronx, NY, 1984. New York State undercover parole officers read the Miranda Rights to a drug dealer after a midnight raid. [On assignment for LIFE magazine]". J. Ross Baughman's signature on the back of the photograph.
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Object Name
date made
Baughman, J. Ross
place made
United States: New York, Bronx
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 11 in x 14 in; 27.94 cm x 35.56 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of J. Ross Baughman
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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