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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...
Description: Membership card of the Bow Tie Club of Madison, Wisconsin. The card features a drawing of a bow tie with a jewel in the center of the knot and the words "T...
Date: 1924-10-04 before
Description: Broadside advertising a meeting and picnic of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) at Miller's Park in Madison, Wisconsin.
Description: Four members of the Friendship Club stand around a table while assembling a cookbook. Left to right, Mrs. Malcom Gordon, Gertrude Taliaferro, Mrs. William...
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: A welfare demonstration led by Father James Groppi (center) in the Wisconsin Assembly chambers.
Date: 1971-02-05 ca.
Description: Poster featuring a drawing of Huey Newton to advertise his appearance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House. Newton helped found the Black Pan...
Description: Father James Groppi with his fist in the air at the Wisconsin State Capitol during welfare demonstrations. He is surrounded by other protesters.
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler appointed eight civic leaders to the Governor's Commission on Human Rights created to promote tolerance and understanding through...
Description: Father James Groppi speaking at a demonstration at the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber protesting welfare cuts. Father Groppi is seated on the lef...
Description: Rhoda Smith (left) and Ardele Kingeter of West Senior High School put the final touches to their symbolic mural of the Brotherhood of Man on the east wall...
Description: Lloyd Barbee poses in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Date: 1971-10 ca.
Description: Poster publicizing a "Walk for Development" event, put on by Young World Development. Features three fists with different skin tones, and the motto, "The R...
Description: Portrait of Rebecca Chalmers Barton, Director of the Wisconsin Governor's Commission on Human Rights, seated at her desk.
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...
Description: Father Groppi speaking at demonstration in the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber.
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...
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