This is one of only a few images that Parks made with a 35 mm camera. The smaller negative size resulted in a grainier picture, but it is still clear enough to recognize Red Jackson at the center of the image, shirtless, and wrenching open the hydrant for the neighborhood children.


  • Title: Untitled, Harlem, New York
  • Creator: Gordon Parks
  • Date: 1948/1948
  • Date Created: 1948
  • Location: Harlem, New York
  • Location Created: Harlem, New York
  • Physical Dimensions: Gelatin silver print, 33.2 x 49 cm. (13 x 19 1/8 in.)
  • Provenance: The Gordon Parks Foundation
  • Type: Photograph

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