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Description: A group of men combing their hair in front of a mirror at Highlander Folk School.

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Description: Farmers Union School gathering at Highlander. A.A. Liveright smoking a pipe and holding a camera, left; Paul Bennett, right.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A woman and a man stand and talk to a seated woman. The standing woman is showing her papers. In the background, a man sits on a sofa talking to a child se...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A studio portrait of a well-dressed, African-American man, identified as H.F. "Frank" Lyons. He is wearing a suit jacket, vest, and necktie. Lyons was the...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: "Harvest of Stars" radio and stage personality James "Jimmie" Melton talking with African American workers during a tour of an International Harvester's In...

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Description: An African American man, possibly Medger Evers, and woman, with a baby at Highlander Folk School. A group of women can be seen in the background.

Book or Pamphlet

Abache and Kazoola

Date:  date unknown

Description: An African American woman and man pose together outdoors.

Photograph

Abandoned Toddlers

Date: 1965-01-13 

Description: Toddlers look into the camera with tears in their eyes. They were found abandoned at the Central YWCA.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Farmer L.C. Carter standing beside bales of cotton and a farm building.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Kitchen interior in which a woman sits by a fireplace churning butter and a man standing by a fence outside is visible through the open doorway. In and su...

Photograph

Operetta Scene

Date: 1982-12-17 

Description: Operetta Scene - The Hansberry-Sands Theater Company performed a scene from "Black Nativity" at St. Agnes Church, 4055 N. 25th St.

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Description: Group portrait of a family on a summer day at B.B. Clarke Beach.

Date: 1967 

Description: A nine-year old Jamaican boy wearing a backwards cap, plaid jacket, jeans, and sneakers. He is holding two buckets and is looking at the camera. He is join...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A man is seated on a wagon pulled by mules. The image caption reports that "mules are still used by many farmers as transportation. Occasionally you see a...

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Description: Daisy Bates outside her home with four of the Little Rock Nine. The students are Elizabeth Eckford, Minnijean Brown, Melba Pattillo, and Thelma Mothershed.

Photograph

George Wiley

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of George Wiley.

Photograph

Crowded Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a street crowded with people, automobiles, horses and wagons. Many of the wagons are loaded with cotton. Text on the photograph reads, "Publ. by C....

Date: 1960 

Description: Bernard and Nellie Arms stand with (left to right, front) Rita and Mamie Arms, daughters of Lewis Arms.

Date: 1948-06-15 

Description: Curlee Seals, Jr. discussing plans for his 1949 Soap Box Derby racer with three members of the Madison Junior Chamber of Commerce, Curlee's sponsor for the...

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