Image ID
ICHi-062888
Headline
National Guardsmen stand watch near Water Tower around time of Chicago Riots
Date Depicted
April 1968
Creator
Haun, Declan, 1937-1994
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
color 35 mm transparencies;color 35mm transparencies
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2014, all rights reserved.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-62888; Declan Haun, photographer
Inventory Number
2002.98
Storage Location
Declan Haun collection of visual materials, SV.B13.F39.s68.284
Acquisition Source
Gift of the estate of Declan Haun
Max Pixels - Height
3902
Max Pixels - Width
5794
KEYWORDS
1968
Chicago (Ill.)
transportation
automobiles
bicycles
cars
color
20%
Water Tower (Chicago, Ill.)
armed forces
riots
National Guard
people
Race riots, 1968
West Side Riots, Chicago, Ill., 1968
Chicago Riots, April 1968
2002.98
Haun, Declan, 1937-1994
i062888
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ICHi-62888
national guardsmen stand watch near water tower around time of chicago riots

Two armed National Guardsmen police the area around the Water Tower (visible in the background) around the time of the Chicago Riots that broke out in South and West Side neighborhoods following news of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination, in Chicago, Illinois, April 1968.

Two armed National Guardsmen police the area around the Water Tower (visible in the background) around the time of the Chicago Riots that broke out in South and West Side neighborhoods following news of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination, in Chicago, Illinois, April 1968.