protesters taunt police at 1968 democratic convention in chicago
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"Hello Democrats! Welcome to Chicago" 1968, police guarding the Democratic National Convention from nearby protesters

"Hello Democrats! Welcome to Chicago" 1968, police guarding the Democratic National Convention from nearby protesters

information on the Democratic National Convention - mentioned in the source about The Bowery, New York Citty - (Leand Bobbe photographs and captions page) may be helpful for connections to  research on NYC during the 1970s

information on the Democratic National Convention - mentioned in the source about The Bowery, New York Citty - (Leand Bobbe photographs and captions page) may be helpful for connections to research on NYC during the 1970s

Mayor Richard J. Daley of Chicago struggled to be heard at a microphone as shouts from spectators in the galleries drowned out his voice at the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

Mayor Richard J. Daley of Chicago struggled to be heard at a microphone as shouts from spectators in the galleries drowned out his voice at the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

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Fannie Lou Hamer was born today in 1917. She was an organizer of Mississippi Freedom Summer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and then went to the 1964 Democratic National Convention as the Vice-Chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, demanding to be seated. Her uncompromising, plain-spoken advocacy embarrassed Hubert Humphrey and enraged President Johnson. She was seated as a member of Mississippi's official delegation to the Democratic National Convention of…

Fannie Lou Hamer was born today in 1917. She was an organizer of Mississippi Freedom Summer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and then went to the 1964 Democratic National Convention as the Vice-Chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, demanding to be seated. Her uncompromising, plain-spoken advocacy embarrassed Hubert Humphrey and enraged President Johnson. She was seated as a member of Mississippi's official delegation to the Democratic National Convention of…

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Protesting in Grant Park during the Democratic National Convention, 1968, Chicago, uncredited

Protesting in Grant Park during the Democratic National Convention, 1968, Chicago, uncredited

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MLB1949 "Welcome to the 1968 Democratic National Convention!"

MLB1949 "Welcome to the 1968 Democratic National Convention!"

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