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  • What Trees Do They Plant?

    What Trees Do They Plant?

    “What Trees Do They Plant” is a film produced by the City of Chicago as a response to criticism of the way the Chicago Police Department treated protesters during the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Its claim is that the Yippies conducted a deliberate campaign to disrupt the city and harm the police.

  • [Quentin Young tape #1]

    [Quentin Young tape #1]

    Dr. Quentin Young, of the Medical Committee for Human Rights, describes the events surrounding the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago, especially focusing on the violence that injured some 1100 people. He delivers his narration from Grant Park, Federal Building, Daley Plaza, and Bughouse Square.

  • August Nights

    August Nights

    Super-8 film by Chuck Kleinhans featuring footage of three Chicago neighborhoods on summer nights in 1979.

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Tracy Williams]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Tracy Williams]

    Raw footage for “Chicago Slices,” a series documenting life in and around Chicago. This video features an interview with Tracy Williams, who recently moved from California to Maywood, Illinois. She tells stories about the differences between living in Southern California and Chicago. Hers is followed by several shorter interviews asking people about their love of hot dogs, ending at Gospel Fest in Grant Park.

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Gospel Fest]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Gospel Fest]

    Raw footage for “Chicago Slices,” a series documenting life in and around Chicago. This video documents the 1993 Gospel Fest in Grant Park, featuring The Rutledge Sisters: 13 year-old Charlotte and 10 year-old Denise, a dynamic and powerful pair. This tape shows them on stage performing, as well as backstage for an interview along with their God sister Bridget Campbell.

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