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  • Alto a la Demolición de Nuestra Comunidad
    This document is an announcement issued by the Comité Provisional del Mejoramiento de Nuestra Comunidad [Temporary Committee for the Betterment of Our Community] for a public meeting on March 28, 1978, at the Rockwell Baptist Church in West Town, a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075601

  • East Humboldt Park Community Unites to Save Building and Mural from City's Wrecking Crews
    Comite Provisional Del Mejoramiento de Nuestra Comunidad/Provisional Committee to Better Our Community
    This press release, issued by the Provisional Committee to Better our Community, announces a press conference on March 31, 1978, at which the East Humboldt Park Community would call for the city of Chicago to halt its plans to demolish a residential [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1074915

  • Citizens keep round-the-clock vigil on threatened mural site
    Lowe, Frederick
    This newspaper article describes how residents of Chicago’s Humboldt Park community kept a 24-hour watch over the building that housed the mural Breaking the Chains (1971 by John Weber and collaborators) in order to prevent it from being razed by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 857153

  • La destrucción de las pinturas de Camarena : Savonarola entre los banqueros: Petición al Licenciado Álvarez Acosta
    Anzures, Rafael
    This article denounces the demolition of the murals Jorge González Camarena painted in 1941 at the Guardiola building in Mexico City. According to the author, the two panels that composed La vida [Life] were destroyed on July 29of 1957: one day [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795136