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African American children in front of movie theater on Easter Sunday, Chicago, 1941. NOW PLAYING: James (Jimmy) Stewart, Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant in the Philadelphia Story, released in 1940. Admission - Adults 44 cents, Children 10 cents
Lucy Parsons, 1903 -- the Chicago Police Department said she was "more dangerous than a thousand rioters" Born in Texas around 1853, it is likely that she and her parents were slaves. To disguise her racial origins in a ejudiced society, Lucy went under many surnames. Around 1870 she married Albert Parsons, a Confederate soldier turned radical Republican. Forced to flee Texas because of their mixed marriage, they settled in Chicago in 1873 and became heavily involved in the revolutionary elements of the labor movement. Read more at the link!
Chicago, 1957: a couple who moved into an all-white neighborhood looking at graffiti in front of their home.