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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: 1964 ca.
Description: Group of protesters, including a man holding a sign that reads "Cops Aren't Judges".
Description: African-American students escorted from Sturgis High School by armed National Guardsmen.
Date: date unknown
Description: The famous civil rights activist Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. stands in the foreground in the center right. He speaks to a young man and an olde...
Description: A young African-American man is standing in the middle of a crowd speaking through a megaphone. Two camera operators are filming him as he is speaking. He...
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Ben G. at the Little Rock staff meeting. SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: A large group of people gathering outdoors at the Donald Trump rally. Luke McGowan-Arnold is playing his guitar, (with a harmonica and American flag attach...
Description: Daisy Bates seated at a desk in the NAACP office.
Description: Back view of a black high school showing damage on a wall. SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: A group of African Americans in the courtroom at the Emmett Till murder trial. The 14-year-old Till, who was visiting Mississippi from Chicago, was murdere...
Description: Alabama A and M College professor Dorothea Smith speaking at a press conference. She was one of 51 mathematics teachers from 40 predominantly Negro college...
Description: A large crowd of protesters standing on the street outside the Republican presidential debate. The group are mostly college age, although a young boy is st...
Description: Exterior of building showing door with the sign "Rooms for rent. Colored only". SNCC Arkansas Project.
Date: 1957-09 ca.
Description: L.C. and Daisy Bates watching television with Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus on the screen.
Description: Still from an episode of the WTMJ program "Human Rights," which was titled "Race Relations '66." Four people: Wesley L. Scott, executive director of the Mi...
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: Two members of United Packinghouse Workers Local 1124 in New Orleans on strike against the Colonial Sugar Company. They graphically symbolize the UPWA's d...
Description: Front view of a high school for African American students. SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: View of the front of a line of protesters marching down the street near to the Republican presidential debate at the Milwaukee Theater. The group is clappi...
Description: Anne Braden (center) at an unidentified meeting of the SOC (Southern Organizing Committee) leadership.
Date: 1972 ca.
Description: George Wiley speaking at a rally, wearing a "Welfare Rights Now!" button on his shirt.
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