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Description: Pictured left to right are James Dombrowski, Carl and Anne Braden, Frank Wilkinson, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta King at a reception in Atlanta, Geo...
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: L.A. Blackman, from Elloree, South Carolina, standing outside of Highlander Library.
Description: Daisy Bates shakes hands with President Eisenhower at the Summit Conference.
Description: Ku Klux Klan (KKK) wearing conic masks and white robes parading down King Street to Schroeder Funeral Home for the funeral of Police officer Herbert Dreger...
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: Jefferson Thomas of the Little Rock Nine is harassed by Central High School students as he waits for transportation after the first day of school.
Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler of South Carolina in fine clothing standing next to an African American on his knees, surrounded by bulls. The capt...
Date: date unknown
Description: Father James Groppi, seen wearing sunglasses in the middle of a crowd, leads a demonstration against discrimination.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Cover design of a pamphlet of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), "an urgent call to real men from the imperial palace" in Atlanta, Ga., Col. W. J. Simm...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Men, women, and children - likely tenant farmers or "sharecroppers" - picking cotton by hand.
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard of the Thompson Tent Show. A tent, a tall wagon and a truck that runs the generator are set up in a field or park with houses and tre...
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: Daisy Bates and others at Woolworth's boycott.
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...
Description: Civil rights group meeting in field at Highlander Lake. Fifth from the left, Charlotte Meacham, American Friends Service Committee, former Highlander stud...
Description: Demonstration at the Greyhound Bus station, showing a woman holding a sign that reads: "Sit Down Like Human Beings." SNCC Arkansas Project.
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...
Description: Entrance to the Highlander Library with CIO student in doorway. Poster on the window reads, "CIO says, 'Wipe out Discrimination'".
Description: Violence against African American journalists covering the Little Rock integration story. Here the crowd moves in on Jimmy Hicks (center, wearing a hat),...
Description: Myles Horton, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Jim Stokely, a writer from Newport, Tennessee. Highlander integration workshop.
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