National Guardsmen, South Michigan Avenue

Charles Roland1968/1968

Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Late Tuesday night, thousands of Illinois National Guardsmen relieved a weary troop of Chicago police officers. Here the guardsmen stand near the Conrad Hilton Hotel, where hundreds of delegates stayed. Soldiers and policemen symbolized Mayor Daley's efforts to control dissent.


  • Title: National Guardsmen, South Michigan Avenue
  • Creator: Charles Roland
  • Date: 1968/1968
  • Location: Chicago
  • To see more : http://encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/6424.html
  • Medium: color slides
  • Credit: Chicago History Museum, ICHi-62713; Dr. Charles Roland, photographer
  • Creator role: photographer

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