Description at the back: A fire hydrant opened during the summer heat. Harlem, New York City, USA, 1963.
USA. Harlem. NY. 1963. The fire hydrants are opened during the summer heat.
Leonard Freed (1929-2006, New York) was a documentary photojournalist and longtime Magnum Photos member. His career blossomed during the American civil rights movement, when he traveled the country with Martin Luther King, Jr. in his celebrated march across the US from Alabama to Washington. He has received National Endowment for the Arts award in 1980.