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Willie McGee Rally

Date: 1952 before

Description: An unidentified rally in support of the rights of Willie McGee who was convicted of raping a white woman in 1945. His case attracted the attention of many...

Date: 1961-09-09 

Description: A group of students from the University of Wisconsin Student Council on Civil Rights picket a house on 540 West Mifflin Street and help to move out the pos...

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1962 

Description: Rev. Claude Williams and his wife Joyce, probably photographed at their house in Birmingham, Alabama. Williams, a Presbyterian minister, was expelled from...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Father James Groppi with young civil rights activists. They have all joined hands and are singing.

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: 1958-12-30 

Description: Letter from Henry M. Hogan of General Motors to Virginia Huebner, Director of the Fair Employment Practices Division of the Wisconsin Industrial Commission...

Date: 1963-05-28 

Description: Three civil rights activists sit at a Woolworth's lunch counter in a non-violent demonstration. From left to right are Professor John Salter, Joan Trumpaue...

Date: 1966 

Description: An Obreros Unidos (United Workers) member holding a sign, possibly like those in the background, that says "Juntarnos Para Ser Reconocidos/Hablar Para Ser...

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1973 

Description: Social action poster advertising Native American Week, January 26-Feburuary 3, 1973. In the center is a photograph of two Native Americans, an adult and a...

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: 1968 ca.

Description: Two protesters hold a banner in Central Park that reads, "Smash Racist Courts! Free the Panther 21, sds." Park benches are stacked on top of each other in...

Photograph

Fair Housing March

Date: 1966-08-29 

Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.

Date: 1963-08 

Description: A printed appeal "to MARCH on WASHINGTON, Wednesday August 28, 1963." Some of the text reads "American faces a crisis...Millions of Negroes are denied free...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Social action poster advertising a forum titled: "Forum, 'Stuggle for Justice' the Leavenworth Brothers." Held at Wichita State University CAC Theater on S...

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: 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...

Date: 1942-07-14 

Description: Meeting of United Packinghouse Workers Local 69 stewards and committeemen employed at the Hygrade Food Products plant. They were meeting to organize a labo...

Date: 1969 

Description: Father Groppi speaking at demonstration in the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber.

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