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Date: 1957-08 

Description: Algerian National Liberation Front members gather for a meeting while sitting on the floor of a tent. Two men are wearing turbans, one of them holding pape...

Date: 1949-06-28 

Description: Advisory board members of the National Federation of Women's Republican Clubs being entertained by the antics of a circus elephant in the Capitol park duri...

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States, 1850-1853. Fillmore was born in the Finger Lakes country of New Yo...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: A cartoon created during the 1928 presidential campaign depicting bigotry displayed against Democratic candidate Al Smith. "The Sniper" is depicted as a ma...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A large group sit in an auditorium facing an empty stage at the Mississippi Freedom Democratic (MFDP) State Convention. Signs posted among the chairs bear...

Date: 1954 

Description: The front cover of a four page election mailer/newsletter for U.S. Senate candidate Gaylord Nelson. A quarter-length portrait covers most of the page. The...

Sourcebook, PowerPoint Presentation, Video

Help students learn about the civil rights era with resources designed for teaching about Freedom Summer. Access original source documents, images, video

Date: 1964 

Description: Campaign poster with black and white head shot of Lyndon Baines Johnson that reads "LBJ For The USA".

Date: 1957-08 

Description: A group of National Liberation Front members pose for a photograph. They are wearing long grasses for camouflage and holding rifles and submachine guns. Be...

Date: 1957-08 

Description: An Algerian member of the National Liberation Front stands with a donkey under a tree. Two rifles lean against the tree. He is wearing a cap and torn cloth...

Date: 1992-11-02 

Description: The cover of a November 1992 edition of "The New Yorker" magazine. On the left side, down the spine, are jack-o-lanterns, bats, and ghosts with a torn loo...

Date: 1952-09-25 

Description: Ohio Republican Senator Robert A. Taft and his convention floor manager, Madison's Thomas E. Coleman, are shown at Truax municipal airport standing by the...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Victoria Gray, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) candidate, speaks at an MFDP meeting. In the background a man stand in front of an empty stage....

Date: 2008 

Description: Framed assortment of political campaign buttons for John McCain and running mate Sarah Palin, and Barack Obama and running mate Joe Biden. Most represent t...

Date: 1936 

Description: Harry W. Bolens, an inventor, obtained patents on chair and furniture fixtures, power garden tractors and lawn mowers. He helped organize the Gilson Manfac...

Photograph

Adlai Stevenson

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Men gather for a banquet on the occasion of a visit by Adlai Stevenson, Democratic Candidate for President. Stevenson on left.

Date: 1908-07-16 

Description: Document outlining the platform of the Prohibition party. The document is decorated with scrollwork and calligraphy.

Date: 1944-10-23 

Description: Democratic candidate for vice-president, Senator Harry S. Truman of Missouri, being greeted by Madison labor leaders. From left, Roy E. Bewick, President o...

Photograph

G.A.R. Hall

Date: 1997 

Description: Organizing Assembly in G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) Hall.

Date: 1964-09-20 

Description: A man stands inside the ruins of a church building. When printed in the N.A.A.C.P. Legal Defense and Education Fund Report, vol. II, no. 1, this photograph...

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