Place of Protest: Chicago's Legacy of Dissent, Declaration, and Disruption

Media Gallery

Clark Street Bridge, 1855

Charging City Hall



Haymarket Square, 1886

Opposing Police Violence



Pullman, 1894

Building Livelihoods on the Line


Hull-House, 1915

Taking to the Streets


Republic Steel Plant, 1937

Striking Steel



Stockyards, 1948

Defending the Picket Line


Chicago Board of Education, 1963

Boycotting Segregated Schools


Northwestern University, 1968

Occupying Higher Education


Grant Park, 1968

Contesting the National Platform


Illinois Institute of Technology, 1970

Challenging Order on Campus

 

Pilsen, 1976

"Helping Us Help Each Other"

Columbus Drive, 1980

Marching for Women's Rights

Bronzeville, 1989

Connecting Chicago to South Africa

Chicago Hilton and Towers, 1991

Making a Health Crisis Visible

Daley Plaza, 2003

Disrupting the Peace

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