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Description: Father Groppi speaking at demonstration in the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber.
Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.
Description: Senator John F. Kennedy, then campaigning for the presidency, speaks with Frank D. Reeves and Marjorie Lawson during a meeting of the American Council on H...
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...
Description: Police officer inspecting the damage to the home of the Andrew Wade family. The Wades, a black family, had moved into a white neighborhood after Carl and...
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...
Description: Portrait of nine members of the Friendship Club, meeting to work on a cookbook. The Friendship Club is an interracial women's club, formed to develop mutua...
Description: "Martin Luther King .... at Communist Training School," a broadside received by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, while civil rights legislation was bei...
Description: Lloyd Barbee poses in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: Group of protesters, including a man holding a sign that reads "Cops Aren't Judges". From the SDS collection.
Description: Daisy Bates, the head of the Arkansas NAACP, stands behind seven of the Little Rock Nine, who are seated on a sofa in her living room. They have assembled...
Description: Marjory Collins, a writer and photographer for the "National Guardian", took this picture of the housing of poor blacks.
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: Father James Groppi with young civil rights activists. They have all joined hands and are singing.
Description: Prisoners, most wearing striped uniforms, on both sides of a barbed wire fence cheering at their liberation from the concentration camp by the United State...
Description: The front design of a postcard with the caption "Free Huey Newton!" showing an iconic image of Newton positioned inside the mouth of a drawn black panther.
Date: 1966 ca.
Description: Father Groppi is seated in the back of a police wagon with police officer after being arrested in front of his parish for the second night in a row.
Description: A barbed wire fence in the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw constructed to quarantine people infected with lice. At this point the wall around the entire ghetto had...
Description: Demonstration at the Greyhound Bus station, showing a woman holding a sign that reads: "Sit Down Like Human Beings." SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: Poster created by SDS (Students for a Democratic Society), advocating support of prison rebellions, and the abolishment of alleged racist prison terror. Fe...
Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...
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