Crime in the Streets

Title

Crime in the Streets

Subject

Anti-Vietnam War Movement

Description

This wall poster was created in the lead-up to the November 1968 presidential election, in the wake of the 1968 Democratic National Convention demonstrations in Chicago. The poster details police repression against demonstrators, an upcoming boycott by high school students on election day, as well as National G.I. Week, which also coincided with the election.

Creator

unknown

Source

Roz Payne

Publisher

Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date

1968

Format

poster

Citation

unknown, “Crime in the Streets,” Roz Payne Sixties Archive, accessed June 13, 2021, https://rozsixties.unl.edu/items/show/552.

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