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Political Protest in the U.S.

Two women holding signs at a protest march. They are talking together on the side of a street.
Leonard Freed
Two Women Hold Signs at Women's Rights Demonstration, New York City, USA

gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.333
A group of people marching in protest outside of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Danny Lyon
March on Washington, [SNCC members and friends defiantly gather to sing freedom songs], from "Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement"
1963 - 2010
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.322
This photograph depicts a scene at a crowded political demonstration. A reporter stands at the center of the frame and is interviewing a woman. Behind them are handmade picket signs.
Garry Winogrand
New York City
1971
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Stanley T. Lesser, A.B. 1951, J.D. 1953
1981/2.65.8
Photograph of a group of women protestors, smiling and holding posters, as they walk down a street fenced off to cars.
Garry Winogrand
Untitled
1963 - 1973
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M. Kenyon
1983/2.147
In this drawing, four women walkshoulder to shoulder toward the left. They are wearing long skirts of the early twentieth century and sashes, and they are carrying pendants over their right shoulders and small pieces of paper in their left.
John Sloan
Illustration for the article 'Woman March', published in 'Colliers, The National
1912
crayon, ink and graphite | white paper
Museum Purchase
1964/2.154
People in a crowd protesting, they are holding American flags.
Roy Arenella
Peace March
04/15/1967 - 2000
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
2013/2.94
Josephine Meckseper
Untitled (March on Washington 9/24/05, Coffins, Xray)
2007
chromogenic color print | paper
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
2008/1.166
This work shows a black and white photograph of a crowd of people outdoors, with trees in the background. On the left is a uniformed policeman holding a dog on a leash in one hand and a club in the other. In the center area there is a man, with his back to the viewer, who is being attacked by two dogs. One, controlled by another policeman, is ripping his clothing and the other, with teeth bared, is attacking his right hand. In the crowd there are men watching the attack and looking at the policemen.
Andy Warhol
Birmingham Race Riot
1964
screenprint | paper
Gift of Graham and Marianne Smith
1986/1.194.5
A portrait of Andrew Goodman.  His face is oval-shaped and expression slightly worried.  His hair looks swept to the side via a series of long brush strokes.  Above his portrait is his name written in orange-brown ink.
Ben Shahn
Andrew Goodman
1965
serigraph | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.107
A portrait of James Chaney.  His eyes are enlarged and brows thick.  His hair is made up of many thick brush strokes.  His gaze is centered at the viewer.  Above his head is his name written in brown-orange ink.
Ben Shahn
James Chaney
1965
offset photolithograph | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.105
A portrait of Michael Schwerner.  His head is oval-shaped and facial features off-center.  His eyes sit unevenly on his face and his brow slightly furrowed.  His hair is made of many thick brush strokes.  Above his potrait is his name written in brown-orange ink.
Ben Shahn
Michael Schwerner
1965
offset photolithograph | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.106
Black line representation of a human head and face, facing the viewer. The head is oval-shaped with vertical parallel lines.  The short hair of the person is represented by thick dots and fine curved lines.  The nose is formed by straight, vertical lines. Eyebrows are drawn with thick, black lines. "We shall Overcome" is printed in a brown-orange ink across the top of the sheet.
Ben Shahn
We Shall Overcome
1965
offset photolithograph | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.104

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Activism — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:50 pm)
Civil rights — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:50 pm)
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Human rights — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:50 pm)
Insiders and outsiders — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:50 pm)
Political movements — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:50 pm)
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Radicalism — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:50 pm)
Rebellion — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:50 pm)
Social criticism — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:50 pm)
Social inclusion and exclusion — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:50 pm)
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