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Typewritten schedule for Chicago's first Gay Pride Week running June 19-28, 1970, sponsored by Chicago Gay Liberation. Activities on schedule include dances, workshops, study groups, dinners, musical performances, camping, and rallies.

Political activist
Hoffman, who received psychology degrees from both Brandeis University (1959) and the University of California, Berkeley (1960), was active in the American civil rights movement before turning his energies to protesting the…

ON TO CHICAGO anti-vietnam war button.jpg
White button with text reading "ON TO CHICAGO" and red arrow pointing upward. Made and distributed by the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam in the weeks leading up to the Democratic National Convention of 1968 to advocate for…

After the 1945 publication of Horace Cayton and St. Clair Drake's sociological classic, Black Metropolis, Parkway Community House launched a series of public forums to discuss issues raised in the book and shape debate about the future for Black…

Photograph of Fred Hampton

Violent confrontation between Chicago police, anarchists, laborers, and labor activists on May 4, 1886 at which 19 people died and over 60 were wounded. Began with a rally from 7:30PM-about 10:30PM. At that point, numerous police officers arrived and…
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