19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Alcatraz tower

Reflection in water of the"tower of freedom". During the Occupation of Alcatraz, the water tower was subject to heavy graffiti by the Native Americans - since then the tower become a cultural landmark of USA. Graffiti included "Peace and Freedom Welcome to the home of the Free Indian Land" and "free Indian land -- Indians welcome." Before it was a storage for maximum 250,000 U.S. gallons of water.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: San Francisco, None, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © agnieszka wieczorek