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Date: 1955-07-24 

Description: Dr. C.H. Paris, Fred Patterson, and Mrs. Rosa Parks attending a Segregation Workshop at Highlander Folk School.

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Worker Harassment

Date: 1955-06 

Description: Private security guards hired by the Colonial Sugar Company photograph striking members of the United Packinghouse Union. As the result of a court restrai...

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Description: Civil rights group meeting in field at Highlander Lake. Fifth from the left, Charlotte Meacham, American Friends Service Committee, former Highlander stud...

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Description: Myles Horton, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Jim Stokely, a writer from Newport, Tennessee. Highlander integration workshop.

Date: 1957-09 ca.

Description: In order to control the angry crowds that gathered near Central High School during the integration crisis, the police used fire hoses. Here a boy on the gr...

Date: 1940-10 

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

Date: 1968 

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...

Date: 1959-05-26 

Description: Eleanor Roosevelt speaks at a fund-raising event for SCEF, the Southern Conference Educational Fund, held at the Hotel Delmonico. She praised SCEF particul...

Date: 1975-01-18 

Description: Negotiations between leaders of the Menominee Warrior Society and the American Indian Movement with General Hugh Simonson (in the Army jacket) of the Wisco...

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Father Groppi

Date: 1968 date unknown

Description: Father Groppi in the midst of a group of people.

Date: 1962-01 

Description: A group of men and women wearing jackets walk on a sidewalk. Across the street, in the background, a parking lot is visible.

Date: 1958 

Description: Daisy Bates shakes hands with President Eisenhower at the Summit Conference.

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Fair Housing March

Date: 1966-08-29 

Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.

An early view of how a large corporation marketed a valuable piece of technology provides insight into contemporary views of consumerism and industry.

Date: 1964-08 

Description: Lloyd Barbee poses in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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Freedom Summer Sourcebook (PDF)

A comprehensive guide of the most important primary sources for teachers, students and researchers wanting to study Freedom Summer.

Date: 1957-09-28 

Description: Violence against African American journalists covering the Little Rock integration story. Here the crowd moves in on Jimmy Hicks (center, wearing a hat),...

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.

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Tom Hayden

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Tom Hayden talking to two African-American women on house steps. The woman in the center is Terry Jefferson (as identified by Hayden).

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