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Sourcebook, PowerPoint Presentation, Video

Help students learn about the civil rights era with resources designed for teaching about Freedom Summer. Access original source documents, images, video

Date: 1964 

Description: Four people seated at a desk which has a poster on it advertising Freedom Day School Withdrawal, set for Monday, May 18th, 1964.

Date: 1966-03 

Description: Father James Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council demonstrating outside the Eagles Club at night beneath a marquee advertising a Duke Ellington performance.

Date: 1926 

Description: Cover art of a pamphlet called "Religious and Patriotic Ideals of the Ku Klux Klan" (KKK), author W. C. (Walter Carl) Wright, featuring an image of the Ame...

Date: 1964 

Description: Campaign poster for Victoria Gray. She ran against the policies of white segregationist Senator John Stennis in the 5th District. Along with Fannie Lou Ham...

Book or Pamphlet

America for Americans

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Description: Cover design of a pamphlet entitled "America for Americans," featuring a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) wearing a conic mask and white robes on a rearing horse hol...

Date: 1956-12-21 

Description: Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. riding a bus with white Methodist minister Glenn Smiley during the Montgomery bus integration struggle. The man seated in fro...

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Description: A woman speaking at a Civil Rights workshop.

Photograph

Packinghouse Picnic

Date: 1953 

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

Images relating to Daisy Bates, former Arkansas NAACP President

View photographs from the collection of Daisy Bates, an American civil rights activist, publisher and writer.

Date: 1969 

Description: Father James Groppi with his fist in the air at the Wisconsin State Capitol during welfare demonstrations. He is surrounded by other protesters.

Date: 1971-10 ca.

Description: Poster publicizing a "Walk for Development" event, put on by Young World Development. Features three fists with different skin tones, and the motto, "The R...

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...

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Description: Cover design of a pamphlet entitled "The Five Horses of the Apocalypse," a Lecture by J. E. Stout, A Devine Prophecy of the Ku Klux Klan, featuring a line...

Date: 1940-10 

Description: A street in the Jewish ghetto in Lublin, Poland.

Photograph

Stewards' School

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1957-09-04 

Description: First attempt of the Little Rock Nine to enter Central High School. They were denied entrance by the Arkansas National Guard who had been called up by Gove...

Photograph

Andrew Wade Family

Date: 1954-05-16 

Description: Andrew Wade and his wife and daughter stand in front of their house, after their front windows had been damaged by rocks and rifle shots. The Wades had mo...

Photograph

Gould High School

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Back view of a black high school showing damage on a wall. SNCC Arkansas Project.

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...

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