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Brando & Groppi

Date: 1975 

Description: Actor Marlon Brando (center) and Father James Groppi of Milwaukee arrive at the Alexian Novitiate in Gresham. The building had been seized by members of th...

Date: 1957-08 ca.

Description: The Little Rock home of Daisy and L.C. Bates, showing their front window after a stone had been thrown through the window. Grates have been placed on this...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Poster promoting land rights for Native Americans. Produced by the Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc., 432 Park Avenue South, New York. Poster te...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Little Rock's Lady of the Year," a flyer distributed by racists in Little Rock, illustrated by her 1946 police mug shot and arrest record. The text charge...

Date: 1961 

Description: First page of a draft of a letter from the Racine branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People urging more militant activity in...

Book or Pamphlet

The Kourier

Date: 1932-03 

Description: Cover design of "The Kourier" featuring a klansman wearing a conic hat and white robes, holding a burning cross in one hand and the American flag in the ot...

Date: 1964-08-08 

Description: A group sings freedom songs at the Freedom School Convention during Freedom Summer.

Date: 2016-03-29 

Description: A young man is standing outdoors wearing a UW Badgers sweater, a Kansas City Chiefs cap, and sunglasses and is holding up two signs. The one on the right r...

Photograph

H. Rap Brown

Date:  date unknown

Description: H. Rap Brown speaks at a podium with a microphone, gesturing with his right hand. Born Hubert Gerold Brown and known later as Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, Brown...

Date: 1879-11-01 

Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler of South Carolina in fine clothing standing next to an African American on his knees, surrounded by bulls. The capt...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Group of protesters march in front of a Howard Johnson's restaurant holding signs. One says "Segregation OUT!! Integration IN!! CORE - NAACP".

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: View of the front of a line of protesters marching down the street near to the Republican presidential debate at the Milwaukee Theater. The group is clappi...

Date: 1956-10-15 

Description: Daisy and L.C. Bates with two men and a Ku Klux Klan (KKK) cross that they found in their yard. Because this event preceded the integration crisis of 1957...

Date: 1961 

Description: Second page of a draft of a letter from the Racine branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People urging more militant activity i...

Photograph

Costume Party

Date:  

Description: Group of Caucasian individuals dressed up as African Americans, in blackface and eating watermelon.

Date: 1963-05-28 

Description: A group of white teenage boys pour drinks and condiments on African American students sitting at a Woolworth's lunch counter in a non-violent demonstration...

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Cover of pamphlet entitled "Louisiana Story 1963", by James Farmer. Produced by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertisement picturing a white woman and an African American man with the title "The Real Criminals Are Those Who Preach Racial Integration."

Date: 1924-06 

Description: Poster advertising the first annual Spring Festival and Entertainment event held on June 14, 1924 by the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). There is an ima...

Date: 1966-09-30 

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.

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