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Jill Freedman

Jill Freedman, Chester, Washington D.C., from “Resurrection City,” 1968 (143.1981.k) Jill Freedman at ICP, October 5, 1978. Jill Freedman Hands Like Shawls, Poor People’s Campaign, Washington D.C., from “Resurrection City,” 1968 (143.1981.h) Jill Freedman at ICP, October 5, 1978. Jill Freedman, … Continue reading

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“There Is No Planet B”

NASA, Earthrise, December 24, 1968 (2016.23.1) NASA, [Edward Higgins White’s space walk], June 3, 1965 (2478.2005) NASA, [“Nearly full Earth showing Africa, Middle East, Europe and western Asia from the Apollo 11”], July 16 1969, (2476.2005) Apollo 11 view of … Continue reading

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“Countdown Toward the Moon”

Unidentified Photographer, [Moon seen by Apollo 8], December, 1968, (2012.99.22) Unidentified Photographer, [Moon seen by Apollo 8] (verso), December, 1968, (2012.99.22) NASA, [Moon annotated with possible sites to be photographed], November 29, 1968 (2012.99.28) NASA, [Moon annotated with possible sites … Continue reading

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June 5, 1968

Bill Eppridge, [Juan Romero, busboy at Ambassador Hotel, kneeling to help fallen Robert F. Kennedy after he was shot by Sirhan B. Sirhan, Los Angeles], June 5, 1968 (1910.2005) Bill Eppridge, [Juan Romero, busboy at Ambassador Hotel, kneeling to help … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday

Edwin Rosskam, “Boy dressed up for Easter parade, Chicago”, April 1941, (108.2003) Russell Lee, “In front of the Pilgrim Baptist church on Easter Sunday, Chicago”, April 1941, (103.2003) Baptists were by far the South Side’s largest denomination. The photographers visited … Continue reading

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“…Until Justice Rolls Down Like Waters and Righteousness Like a Mighty Stream”

Charles Moore, Martin Luther King arrest in Montgomery, Alabama, 1958 (2011.24.4) Benedict J. Fernandez, Dr. King addresses the New Politics Convention at the Chicago Coliseum, Chicago, October 1967 (76.1990) Unidentified photographer, [Rev. H. Ralph Jackson, Martin Luther King Jr., and … Continue reading

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Protesting Racism in America

John Dominis, [American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos protesting racial inequity with raised fists during national anthem at Olympics, Mexico City], October 16, 1968 (recto and verso) (1012.2005) Fifty years ago today, as the American national anthem began to … Continue reading

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