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Chicago Seed

M. Leon Lopez, [Dueling newspaper vendors, Chicago], 1970 (2012.29.1) Seed, vol. 5, no. 5, 1970 (2012.29.2) The Seed (1967-73/74) was an underground newspaper based in Chicago. The left-leaning publication, which was supportive of radical politics, the Black Panther Party, the … Continue reading

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Strikes

Vu, August 13, 1930 Over 100,000 textile and steel workers clashed with police in the Nord region of France in August 1930. David Seymour (Chim), Striking workers at a Renault factory, France, 1936 Members of a militant theatrical group, Mars, … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Parabola Optica, 1931 Unidentified Photographer, [Jack's Saloon], ca. 1940s Russell Lee, Sign, Chicago, Illinois, April 1941 Weegee, “Wartime New York: Our Little Businessmen Bounced Around by War… Vacant store becomes baby carriage depot,” January 18, 1943 Aaron … Continue reading

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Danny Lyon and the Chicago Outlaws

Danny Lyon, Cal on the Springfield Run, 1966 Danny Lyon, Dayton, Ohio, 1966 Using a Rolleiflex, a Nikon reflex, and a seven-pound tape recorder, Danny Lyon documented and rode with the motorcycle club, the Chicago Outlaws. Using a photographer-as-participant approach, Lyon … Continue reading

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