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Description: Two people in robes and hoods standing beneath a triangular flag with an image of a dragon on it. The robes and part of the flag are hand-colored in purple...
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: Father James Groppi (center) and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and escorting the protestors. The marchers are passing an...
Description: Myles Horton, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Jim Stokely, a writer from Newport, Tennessee. Highlander integration workshop.
Description: Father James Groppi seated with several of his fellow marchers, some in Milwaukee N.A.A.C.P. Youth Council shirts. Groppi has one shoe off.
Date: 1972 ca.
Description: George Wiley speaking at a rally, wearing a "Welfare Rights Now!" button on his shirt.
Description: Membership card of the Bow Tie Club of Madison, Wisconsin. The card features a drawing of a bow tie with a jewel in the center of the knot and the words "T...
Description: A poster with an image of armed law enforcement officers surrounding a building during an election or voter education meeting. The text reads, "Voters Welc...
Description: Four members of Milwaukee's NAACP Youth Council Commandoes sit in a car outside the home of Police Chief Harold Brier at 3139 S. 50th Street.
Date: 1957-09 ca.
Description: In order to control the angry crowds that gathered near Central High School during the integration crisis, the police used fire hoses. Here a boy on the gr...
Description: Violence against African American journalists covering the Little Rock integration story. Here the crowd moves in on Jimmy Hicks (center, wearing a hat),...
Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...
Description: Letterhead for the Commandos Project I organization.
Description: Ho-Chunk Indian chasing white spectators from pow wow. Copy negative by Charles Van Schaick, cartoon by David Goodvillage.
Description: A map with handwritten notes and locations for Freedom Fighters participating in the Canton Boycott, for orientation during picketing. It is not a map show...
Description: A cartoon depicting an African American family hovering beneath a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) and a white supremacist in the Reconstruction South. There is a sk...
Description: Ralph Helstein (second from the left), the president of the United Packinghouse Workers of America, with other union leaders on the first day of the civil...
Description: Lloyd Barbee poses in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Description: Roy Bryant, one of the two men charged with the murder of Emmett Till who had allegedly whistled at Bryant's wife, Carolyn. She sits at Bryant's right, and...
Description: The training school for stewards sponsored by Local 56 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. At the blackboard is Otis L. Simmons, the local pres...
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