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Description: Portrait of James L. Farmer, Jr. sitting at his desk with a "End Segregation - CORE" poster behind him. James Leonard Farmer, Jr. was a civil rights activi...
Description: Father James Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council demonstrating outside the Eagles Club at night beneath a marquee advertising a Duke Ellington performance.
Description: Photograph of a printed broadside, Public Order No. 1., issued by The Committee of Safety. The first order appears to be addressing some kind of dangerous...
Description: Dr. C.H. Paris, Fred Patterson, and Mrs. Rosa Parks attending a Segregation Workshop at Highlander Folk School.
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: Johnnie Tillmon addressing a Mother's Day March on Washington, ca. 1968 or 1969. George Wiley sits directly behind her, on the left. Ethel Kennedy looks on...
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: A Huelgusta (striker) against Fall River Canning Company with Obreros Unidos (United Workers), standing with a crowd. She is wearing round earrings, a blac...
Description: Shell labor rally at an unknown location. Signs include the sayings, "Equal Pay for Women", "Negro and White, Unite and Fight", and "Let the Packers Pay O...
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Ben G. at the Little Rock staff meeting. SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: Demonstration at the Greyhound Bus station, showing a woman holding a sign that reads: "Sit Down Like Human Beings." SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: Father James Groppi with young civil rights activists. They have all joined hands and are singing.
Description: Negotiations between Neil Hawpetoss, a leader of the Menominee Warrior Society that had seized the Alexian Novitiate at Gresham in January 1975, and a memb...
Description: Charred remains of a Baptist College after having been burned.
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: Rev. Moses Wright and his son Simon outside the Sumner courthouse where two white men were on trial for the murder of 14 year-old Emmett Till (Wright's nep...
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: Father James Groppi (1931-) and social activists at NAACP March, marching east up Wisconsin Avenue.
Description: Rev. Claude Williams and his wife Joyce, probably photographed at their house in Birmingham, Alabama. Williams, a Presbyterian minister, was expelled from...
Description: H. Rap Brown speaks at a podium with a microphone, gesturing with his right hand. Born Hubert Gerold Brown and known later as Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, Brown...
Description: Two people in robes and hoods standing beneath a triangular flag with an image of a dragon on it. The robes and part of the flag are hand-colored in purple...
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