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Protester atop General John Logan statue, Grant Park

Nina Boal1968/1968

Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum
Chicago, Illinois, United States

A young man stood aloft the head of a Civil War general's statue while a Grant Park crowd cheered. Police officers broke his arm getting him off. With the intensity of convention week feeding emotions and getting adrenaline pumping, restraint proved a challenge for participants on all sides of the confrontation.

Details

  • Title: Protester atop General John Logan statue, Grant Park
  • Creator: Nina Boal
  • Date: 1968/1968
  • Location: Chicago
  • Medium: photographic prints
  • Credit: Chicago History Museum, ICHi-68958; Nina Boal, photographer
  • Creator role: photographer

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