Protest and Free Speech
Protest is an everyday aspect of democratic societies, and our collection includes a number of images documenting economic, cultural, and political conflicts. Ranging from efforts to secure women’s legal and voting rights in the 19th and early 20th centuries, to the African American Freedom Movement of the 1960s, these documents offer opportunities for visitors to consider the ways activists have justified their causes, and the reactions they drew from opponents.
- Item 1 of 8Photograph of Elizabeth Packard
- Item 2 of 8Capture of Louis Riel by the Scouts Armstrong and Howie, May 15, 1885
- Item 3 of 8Attention Workingmen! Achtung Arbeiter!
- Item 4 of 8Terrorism
- Item 5 of 8Anti-War Dance, 1918
- Item 6 of 8Demonstrate for Adequate Cash Relief, Chicago, 1936
- Item 7 of 8Don't Shop Downtown Until Willis Goes
- Item 8 of 8Haymarket monument, Chicago
Photograph of Elizabeth Packard
In E.P.W. Packard, Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial. Hartford: Case, Lockwood & Company, 1866.View in archive
Capture of Louis Riel by the Scouts Armstrong and Howie, May 15, 1885
In T. Arnold Haultain, The Souvenir Number of the Canadian Pictorial and Illustrated War News, A History of Riel's Second Rebellion and How it was Quelled (Toronto, Grip Printing and Publishing Co., 1885), p. 32.View in archive
Attention Workingmen! Achtung Arbeiter!
BroadsideView in archive
TerrorismChicago Federation of Labor
The New Majority 3:2 (January 1920).
Anti-War Dance, 1918
Dill Pickle Club Records, Box 3, Folder 53, Newberry Library.View in archive
Demonstrate for Adequate Cash Relief, Chicago, 1936Illinois Workers Alliance
Graham Taylor Papers, Box 42, Folder 2090, Oversize, Illinois Workers Alliance of Cook County, Newberry Library.View in archive
Don't Shop Downtown Until Willis GoesStudents Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
Ca. 1963.View in archive