Tag Archives: Chicago

Charles H. Traub: Beach portfolio

Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1975 (294.1981.a) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1974 (294.1981.c) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1975 (294.1981.d) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1974 (294.1981.f) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1974 (294.1981.g)

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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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