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Goodbye to Local 50

Date: 1962 

Description: Members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 50 at a ceremony marking the closure of the Swift & Company plant in Milwaukee. The local was o...

Photograph

Obama and Obey

Date:  date unknown

Description: Congressman David R. Obey and President Barack Obama in the Oval Office in the White House. The photograph is autographed for Obey: "Congratulations for 40...

Photograph

Sea Island Family

Date:  

Description: A family from Sea Island that participated in the Citizenship Group. Cats can be seen to the left and in the doorway.

Date:  

Description: Group photograph of a Loyal Temperance League organization largely comprised of African American women and children.

Date: 1945-05-13 

Description: Frances Reneau with her son Thomas on her lap seated on a lawn on a residential street. Mrs. Reneau wears a corsage on her lapel and the toddler, Thomas, h...

Date: 1959 

Description: Four members of an unidentified local in United Packinghouse Workers of America District 1 (Burette King, Sidney Coleman, Aljay Williams, and Joseph Kuzma)...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Four men sit on pews examining paper on clipboards. Behind them, Bob Moses talks with a woman.

Date: 1931-07-12 

Description: Poster for baseball game featuring the I.G.A. baseball team playing the Madison Colored Giants, a team with a state-wide reputation for presenting baseball...

Date: 1970-04-24 

Description: Chicago R&B singer Baby Huey standing barefoot on stage wearing an open green shirt on top of coveralls. A conga player, possibly Plato Jones, is visible o...

Photograph

Group on Sidewalk

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View down side of street of a group of African-American men and women walking down the sidewalk on the left near a store called "Sonny's Curb Mkt." In the...

Date: 1969 

Description: Two construction workers jackhammer through a sidewalk at the construction site of the World Trade Center.

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Carson Gulley

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carson Gulley stands in front of the Van Hise building on the UW-Madison campus, holding his hat in one hand, with his other hand in his jacket pocket.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. A...

Photograph

New Orleans Market

Date:  

Description: A woman and two young children are shown in a farm market in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Daisy Bates shakes hands with Ralph J. Bunch, Secretary General of United Nations. A man wearing a headset is behind them.

Photograph

Louis Hughes

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Description: Studio portrait of Louis Hughes, seated and holding a book.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A man gestures with both hands, lit from above.

Date: 1915-02-22 

Description: Two women and two young girls in a field with an ox-driven walking plow. Original caption reads: "This picture was not taken in Egypt nor India nor Africa...

Photograph

Logging Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a logging scene. White and African American workers pose for the camera. Oxen also populate the scene, pulling the logs. Other large logs are...

Photograph

Young Sculptor

Date: 1968-05-13 

Description: Thurman Butler, 16, with the sculpture he made while practicing cutting and welding techniques in a foundry course at Milwaukee Technical college. He calle...

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