2010.54.54

You can't jail the revolution : Free the Chicago 8 [eight]
1969
20.25 in HIGH x 17 in WIDE
(51.43 cm HIGH x 43.18 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.54


Poster has an image of a male figure with one fist raised in red on the left. Around the figure is a blue design. The poster reads from top to bottom, "You can't jail/ the revolution/ stop/ the/ trial/ free the / Chicago/ 8." The lettering is in blue and red.

This was the legal case resulting from the riots at the 1968 Democratic Natiional Convention in Chicago. The trial of the Chicago 8 became the trial of the Chicago 7 after defendant Bobby Seale was severed from the case.

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