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Description: Advertisement picturing a white woman and an African American man with the title "The Real Criminals Are Those Who Preach Racial Integration."
Description: A welfare demonstration led by Father James Groppi (center) in the Wisconsin Assembly chambers.
Description: Various views of people, including Rosa Parks and Myles Horton, at an early integration workshop at Highlander School.
Date: 1972 ca.
Description: George Wiley speaking at a rally, wearing a "Welfare Rights Now!" button on his shirt.
Description: Members of the National Welfare Rights Organization, some dressed in choir robes, hold candles and a cross as they are confronted by police. This is at the...
Description: Father James Groppi with his fist in the air at the Wisconsin State Capitol during welfare demonstrations. He is surrounded by other protesters.
Description: Children and adults in the Jewish ghetto in Szydlovwisc, Poland, posing for American journalist Alvin Steinkopf.
Description: Members of a Des Moines United Packinghouse Workers of America local picket outside a Woolworth's store to demonstrate their opposition to segregation of W...
Description: Daisy Bates speaking at the podium at a breakfast given in her honor at the Sheraton Plaza.
Description: Fur workers rally outside the Radley Fur Company.
Description: Group of Caucasian individuals dressed up as African Americans, in blackface and eating watermelon.
Description: Charred remains of a Baptist College after having been burned.
Description: The training school for stewards sponsored by Local 56 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. At the blackboard is Otis L. Simmons, the local pres...
Description: African American tenant farmers assembled for a barbecue. The tenants worked for Louis Frank Sessions who appears in the front row, third from the left (we...
Description: Poster showing a priest behind bars above the text "Walking Is A Crime In Alabama!". Other text reads "Demand Federal Protection of Civil Rights". The post...
Description: A group of Civil Rights activists, including Septima Clark (left), pose in front of the Highlander Library.
Description: A page from the pressbook for the movie "Black Like Me" depicting a one-sheet poster that could be ordered to publicize the film. The poster reads: "I chan...
Description: A cartoon depicting a kneeling man with a rope around his neck, held by one of a group of demonic-looking Ku Klux Klansmen (KKK), entitled "Plan of the Con...
Description: Portrait of Daisy Bates wearing a dark dress and beaded earrings and necklace.
Description: A poster encouraging people to register and vote. At the top is a circle with a black hand and a white hand clasped in friendship. Below is the text, "Regi...
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