Image ID
ICHi-062889
Headline
View of building in ruins following the 1968 Chicago riots
Date Depicted
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-62889; 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
3874
Max Pixels - Width
5798
KEYWORDS
1968
fire
Chicago (Ill.)
color
buildings
built environment
20%
riots
fire damage
building ruins
Race riots, 1968
West Side Riots, Chicago, Ill., 1968
Chicago Riots, April 1968
2002.98
Haun, Declan, 1937-1994
i062889
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ICHi-62889
view of building in ruins following the 1968 chicago riots

View shows men in hard hats, probably a clean-up crew, standing near the wreckage of a building destroyed in the riots that erupted in South and West Side neighborhoods following news of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination, Chicago, Illinois, 1968.

View shows men in hard hats, probably a clean-up crew, standing near the wreckage of a building destroyed in the riots that erupted in South and West Side neighborhoods following news of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination, Chicago, Illinois, 1968.