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Description: Four people seated at a desk which has a poster on it advertising Freedom Day School Withdrawal, set for Monday, May 18th, 1964.
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: 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: Willie Reed, an 18-year-old "surprise" witness who bravely testified during the murder trial of 14-year-old Emmett Till, correctly identifying the white de...
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: African American tenant farmers assembled for a barbecue. The tenants worked for Louis Frank Sessions who appears in the front row, third from the left (we...
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: 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: Private security guards hired by the Colonial Sugar Company photograph striking members of the United Packinghouse Union. As the result of a court restrai...
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: A map with handwritten notes and locations for Freedom Fighters participating in the Canton Boycott, for orientation during picketing. It is not a map show...
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.
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: Group of protesters, including a man holding a sign that reads "Cops Aren't Judges". From the SDS collection.
Description: Rev. Claude Williams and his wife Joyce, probably photographed at their house in Birmingham, Alabama. Williams, a Presbyterian minister, was expelled from...
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.
Description: Daisy Bates seated at a desk in the NAACP office.
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...
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