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Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Image of a Freedom School classroom taken by a civil rights volunteer. Students are seated in what appear to be pews.

"Freedom School - Freddie Green,...

Photograph

New Orleans Market

Date:  

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

Photograph

Michelle Obama

Date: 2008-02-18 

Description: Michelle Obama greets supporters at a presidential campaign rally for her husband at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Photograph

People on Sidewalk

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View from sidewalk at intersection of people walking along the sidewalk near a railroad crossing sign. On the right foreground at the curb a cluster of wom...

Photograph

Phillips Law Office

Date: 1951 after

Description: Vel Phillips standing in front of the door to her and her husband's law office. The glass on the door reads: "W. Dale Phillips and Vel Phillips Lawyers." T...

Photograph

Group of Children

Date: 1965-07 

Description: A group of children in an image taken by a civil rights volunteer. "My Freedom School friends and students. Left to right: Cleophus (call me Cleo) Brow...

Date: 1915-03-03 

Description: A large group of African American children stand with a sign reading "Diversification of Livestock in Alabama" in front of the Montgomery State Normal Scho...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two African American farmers in a field operating horse-drawn walking plows.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man stands on top of the logs that are being loaded onto a railcar. Four African American men work to hoist them onto the car, standing at ground level....

Date:  

Description: Mamie Arms Hall, mother of Lewis Arms, holds up her red cross badge which shows she has a son at war. These badges were usually displayed on a door or in a...

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.

Photograph

People on Sidewalk

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: People walk down the street near a railroad crossing sign and a large brick building with a sign for Modern Tire Recappers. A law enforcement officer stand...

Date: 1965-07 

Description: A group of Freedom School students walk along a road in an image taken by a civil rights volunteer. "Freedom School students on way to see the superinte...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Agricultural workers pose in an Elberta peach orchard. They pose with a horse-drawn cart carrying baskets of peaches, and some of the men are holding peach...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Mrs. William W. "Fannie" Hendricks in formal dress, including a fur scarf and feather hat, in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: In the foreground, a man with a cane on a porch looks down towards the camera. In the background, a man walks down the alley. "The alley is long, dark and...

Date: 1946-08-24 

Description: Gene Turman, Local 1533, Beloit (younger) and M.W. Henderson, Local 2763, Galesburg, Illinois, sit on a couch at the United Steelworkers of American Distri...

Date: 1970 

Description: An African-American postal carrier is standing on the sidewalk with mail in a rolling cart. He is wearing a winter postal employee uniform and a hat. Behin...

Historical Essay

Black History in Wisconsin

Read about Black history in Wisconsin. There are many links to original documents, pictures, eyewitness accounts, and other primary sources.

Date: 1955-07 date unknown

Description: Beatrice (Bea) and Carson Gulley pose together at their 25th wedding anniversary party in their new home at 5701 Cedar Place. The home was located in the C...

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