Posts tagged protest

A lone protestor pickets outside the draft registration office in the Loop, 1948, Chicago

A lone protestor pickets outside the draft registration office in the Loop, 1948, Chicago

Taxi drivers line Adams Street at LaSalle in support for a controversial new union leader, 1959, Chicago.

Notice the city has begun to ticket and tow the protesting drivers. 

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Taxi drivers line Adams Street at LaSalle in support for a controversial new union leader, 1959, Chicago.

Notice the city has begun to ticket and tow the protesting drivers.

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Aftermath of the MLK riots on W Madison St, 1968, Chicago. Lee Balterman

Ladies of the “Little Below the Knee” Club of Chicago protest the lengthening of hemlines by Christian Dior outside the Bismarck Hotel, 171 W Randolph, 1947, Chicago.

Ladies of the “Little Below the Knee” Club of Chicago protest the lengthening of hemlines by Christian Dior outside the Bismarck Hotel, 171 W Randolph, 1947, Chicago.

Rioting at Division and Damen, 1966, Chicago

Rioting at Division and Damen, 1966, Chicago

Kids strike, protesting for longer recess at the Garfield School, 1902, Chicago.
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Kids strike, protesting for longer recess at the Garfield School, 1902, Chicago.

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The Night of Martin Luther King’s Assasination, 1968, Gary, Indiana,  Jack Jaffe

The Night of Martin Luther King’s Assasination, 1968, Gary, Indiana,  Jack Jaffe

Grant Park, 1968, Chicago. Jo Freeman

Grant Park, 1968, Chicago. Jo Freeman

Abbie Hoffman stands on North Ave Beach, surveying it as a possible camping site for protestors, 1968, Chicago.

Abbie Hoffman stands on North Ave Beach, surveying it as a possible camping site for protestors, 1968, Chicago.

A motorist is caught off guard during an anti-war protest at Grant Park, 1968, Chicago. Raymond DePardon

A motorist is caught off guard during an anti-war protest at Grant Park, 1968, Chicago. Raymond DePardon

Civil rights rally at Soldier Field, 1966, Chicago.

Civil rights rally at Soldier Field, 1966, Chicago.

Protesting a ban on women smoking, 1922, Chicago.
Chicago Tribune Archives original caption:
"Alderman Lyle of Chicago recently introduced an ordinance prohibiting women of Chicago from smoking in public. Quite a number of Chicago women invaded the Aldermanic Council Chambers and presto, first thing Alderman Lyle knew he was enveloped in a halo of smoke right in the aldermanic room which almost suffocated him. The women just voiced their protest and that was all there was to it."

Protesting a ban on women smoking, 1922, Chicago.

Chicago Tribune Archives original caption:

"Alderman Lyle of Chicago recently introduced an ordinance prohibiting women of Chicago from smoking in public. Quite a number of Chicago women invaded the Aldermanic Council Chambers and presto, first thing Alderman Lyle knew he was enveloped in a halo of smoke right in the aldermanic room which almost suffocated him. The women just voiced their protest and that was all there was to it."

Bar special for US Steel strikers, 1959, Chicago

Bar special for US Steel strikers, 1959, Chicago

Ninety three years ago today was the first full day of Prohibition, lasting a little more than 13 years.
Chicago, arguably, was never dry…
Protesting Prohibition on Randolph Street, 1930, Chicago.

Ninety three years ago today was the first full day of Prohibition, lasting a little more than 13 years.

Chicago, arguably, was never dry…

Protesting Prohibition on Randolph Street, 1930, Chicago.

"Only dogs are born free in Russia", Chicago Lithuanians protesting USSR policies, along Dearborn, 1970, Chicago.

"Only dogs are born free in Russia", Chicago Lithuanians protesting USSR policies, along Dearborn, 1970, Chicago.