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Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips sitting on the far left in first row of a group portrait. Her right leg is wrapped. A line of women stand in the second row.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of an African American prisoner hauling goods with a horse-drawn wagon. Original caption reads: "Baled alfalfa, bacon, flour and grain which...

Date: 1939 

Description: Image from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with the winner in the Senior category garden competition, Mrs. Ora Smith, sitting on th...

Date: 1936-11-02 

Description: Service technicians using an overhead hoist to remove a tractor engine from a frame in the service department of an International Harvester dealership.

Photograph

Two Boys

Date: 1965-07 

Description: Two boys in an image taken by a civil rights volunteer. The boy on the right, identified as Charles, is writing while the boy on the left, James, looks on...

Date: 1977 

Description: Color photo of a red International Harvester Loadstar flatbed with no cab and hi-lift equipment for harvesting oranges. An African-American man is driving...

Date: 1946 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with a woman standing over a table, pinning a sewing pattern piece to cloth. An ironing board and bookca...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of bicycle riders on the street, with a smiling Vel Phillips in the lead. She is wearing a sweater, scarf, gloves, slacks and lace up shoes. Other...

Date: 1966 before

Description: A crowd outside the Madison County courthouse is addressed by four men standing on top of the courthouse steps. In the background, commercial buildings ar...

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Description: A young woman teaching a labor class at Highlander Folk School.

Photograph

Packinghouse Picnic

Date: 1953 

Description: Children playing outdoors at the Packinghouse Workers summer picnic.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: String band consisting of seven inmates at Waupun State Prison. Three seated men hold guitars, three others hold violins and one standing man holds a cello...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "2ND ROU...

Print

NOEL

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over an image of three dimensional letters that read: "NOEL". The letters are slanting from u...

Photograph

Labor Institute

Date:  date unknown

Description: The summer labor institute sponsored by the United Packinghouse Workers of America. The delegates are probably all representatives of District 3. Russell L...

Date: 1966 before

Description: A group of three men and one woman stand atop the steps of the Madison County courthouse, facing away from the building. One man holds a book in his hands...

Date: 1900 

Description: Portrait of William, Sarah (probably Amelia), and Ollie Greene, three children of Thomas and Harriet Greene.

Photograph

Vel Phillips

Date: 1969-07 ca.

Description: Vel Phillips in a buba, posing next to a chair. A textile print hangs on the wall behind her. Vel purchased the buba at an inner city arts fair and wore it...

Photograph

Vel Phillips

Date: 1992 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Vel Phillips in a white blouse posing outdoors next to a railing.

Photograph

Inter-Faith Tea

Date: 1956-03-21 

Description: Portrait of four of the 200 women who attended the Inter-Faith Tea sponsored by the Madison Council of United Church Women. They include, from left: Vera B...

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