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GREAT RAILROAD STRIKE, 1877. The Sixth Maryland militia firing into a hostile crowd
OLYMPIC GAMES, 1968. American runners Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos (right)
EMMELINE PANKHURST (1858-1928). English woman-suffrage advocate
JOHN BROWN (1800-1859). American abolitionist. Daguerreotype, winter of 1856-57.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. (1929-1968). American clergyman and reformer
HAYMARKET HANDBILL, 1886. Handbill in English and in German calling the mass meeting
ENGLAND: COAL MINERS, 1936. Unemployed coal miners demonstrating at Jarrow, England
LADY GODIVA, 11th CENTURY. Wife of Leofric, Earl of Mercia. Anglo-Saxon gentlewoman
ANGELA DAVIS (1944- ). American political activist
SIOUX LEADER, 1891. Little, the Oglala Sioux leader cited as an instigator of the
GAY RIGHTS MARCH, 1976. Gay rights demonstration during the Democratic National Convention
MARCH ON WASHINGTON, 1963. Picketers carrying signs calling for equal rights, integrated schools
CHINA: CULTURAL REVOLUTION. Youthful Red Guards demonstrating in Tiananmen Square in Peking
BONUS ARMY, 1932. The 'Bonus Brigade' of World War I veterans demanding that
ROBERT F. KENNEDY (1925-1968). American lawyer and politician. Kennedy, while Attorney General
FRENCH GAME BOARD, 1791. 'Game of the French Revolution,' created in 1791
BLACK PANTHERS, 1967. Armed Black Panthers on the steps of the California state capitol
PULLMAN STRIKE, 1894. Six hundred freight cars at the Panhandle yards, Chicago, set
FRANCISCO 'PANCHO' VILLA (1877-1923)
PEACE BUTTON, c1971. American peace button, c1971, worn by opponents of the Vietnam War.
FRANCISCO 'PANCHO' VILLA (1877-1923). Mexican revolutionary leader. Villa
PYLE: NATION MAKERS, 1906. 'The Nation Makers
JAPAN: SATSUMA REBELLION. Women from the island of Kyushu fighting against government
MINUTEMAN. Line rendering of Daniel Chester French's statue, 'The Minute Man of Concord
FREDERICK DOUGLASS (c1817-1895). American abolitionist and writer. Photograph, c1866.
NEW YORK: DRAFT RIOTS. Broadside calling for merchants and clerks to defend their
INDIA: SEPOY MUTINY, 1857. Sepoy mutineers cavalry attacking a British infantry square
BOSTON TEA PARTY, 1773. The Boston Tea Party, 16 December 1773. Wood engraving, c1850.
CHINA: BOXER TRIAL, c1900. Boxers on trial before the High Court in China. Stereograph
PORTRAIT OF A ZAPATISTA. Painting by an unknown Mexican artist, 20th century.
TARRING & FEATHERING, 1773. 'The Bostonians Paying the Excise Man, or Tarring & Feathering
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE The first page of Thomas Jefferson's rough draft
ABOLITIONIST PEACE PLEDGE. American abolitionist pledge, 1845, after the annexation of Texas
CANADA: UNEMPLOYED, 1935. March of unemployed men from relief camps in western Canada to Ottawa
DEFENSE OF CONSTANTINOPLE. The defense of Constantinople against a Byzantine rebellion
CHINA: REVOLUTION, 1912. A revolutionary soldier cuts the hair of a man, unwilling
LUCY BURNS (1879-1966). American suffragist and women's rights advocate. Photographed in jail
HARRIET TUBMAN (1823-1913). American abolitionist. Photographed in 1895.
SOUTH AFRICA: RIOTS, 1976. Sign on a car in Cape Town during riots that followed
LUNCH COUNTER SIT-IN, 1963. Three demonstrators at a lunch counter sit-in in Jackson
ATTICA PRISON RIOT, 1971. The burned hat of a prison guard frames a bullet hole in
SAFETY AT SEA ACT, 1936. Striking merchant marine seamen marching in Washington, D
CRIMEA: MONGOLS, 1592. Islam Giray Khan of Crimea arrives in the port of Kefe
CIO PICKETERS, 1941. Congress of Industrial Workers (CIO) picketers jeering at workers
IRANIAN HOSTAGE CRISIS, 1979. Men bowing in prayer at a student demonstration in Washington, D
LUCRETIA COFFIN MOTT (1793-1880). American Quaker minister and woman-suffrage advocate.
PAINE: COMMON SENSE, 1776. Title-page of Thomas Paine's pamphlet 'Common Sense
PARIS STUDENT REVOLT, 1968. A barricade of burning cars put up by students in the
BOXER REBELLION, 1900. A 'Boxer' of the Boxer Rebellion in China, 1900
MIGUEL MALVAR (1865-1911). Philippine insurrectionary leader photographed in 1902.
LIBERATOR: CRANDALL'S AD. Prudence Crandall's advertisement in 'The Liberator
NEW YORK: PICKET LINE, 1960. Picket line in front of the Woolworth Building in New York City
WWII: ITALIAN POSTER, 1944. 'The Saboteur's Fate.' Italian World War II poster
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