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Description: Victory celebration for Eddie Carthan, the black activist mayor of Tchula, Mississippi. Carthan was convicted on charges of robbery and murder in 1981. Thi...
Description: Myles Horton, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Jim Stokely, a writer from Newport, Tennessee. Highlander integration workshop.
Description: A poster with the headline, "I Will Never Turn Back," a quote from a young woman in Mississippi for the Freedom Summer Project in a letter to her mother. B...
Description: Eddie Carthan, the black mayor of Tchula, Mississippi, seen at the party celebrating the commutation of his sentence. Carthan was jailed on charges though...
Description: Negotiations between Neil Hawpetoss, a leader of the Menominee Warrior Society that had seized the Alexian Novitiate at Gresham in January 1975, and a memb...
Date: date unknown
Description: Anne Braden (center) at an unidentified meeting of the SOC (Southern Organizing Committee) leadership.
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: A telegram to President John F. Kennedy from James Farmer, the National Director of CORE (Congress of Racial Equality). The message reads, "Continued armed...
Description: A crowd of five hundred University of Wisconsin students, some carrying protest signs, attend a rally on Library Mall. They are demonstrating peacefully ag...
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: Father James Groppi (center) and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and escorting the protestors. The marchers are passing an...
Description: Portrait of Rebecca Chalmers Barton, Director of the Wisconsin Governor's Commission on Human Rights, seated at her desk.
Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.
Description: Poster for Freedom Day depicting a chained hand reaching for keys. The text includes "Number 2--February 22. Come March with Dr. King! No Forms!! No Tests!...
Description: Father James Groppi (1930-) and school desegregation demonstrators marching in Milwaukee holding signs that read "Stop School Segregation".
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".
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: 1965 ca.
Description: Ben G. at the Little Rock staff meeting. SNCC Arkansas Project.
Date: 1980-02-02 ca.
Description: Protest march called in response to the murder of five activists, labor organizers, and members of the Communists Workers Party by the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) o...
Description: A poster with an image of armed law enforcement officers surrounding a building during an election or voter education meeting. The text reads, "Voters Welc...
Description: Father James Groppi, seen wearing sunglasses in the middle of a crowd, leads a demonstration against discrimination.
Description: Daisy Bates watching Governor Faubus on television.
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