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Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...
Date: date unknown
Description: American Nazi protesting the rights of African Americans.
Description: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) bumper sticker reading, "One man, one vote."
Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.
Description: First attempt of the Little Rock Nine to enter Central High School. They were denied entrance by the Arkansas National Guard who had been called up by Gove...
Description: Fur workers rally outside the Radley Fur Company.
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: Father James Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council demonstrating outside the Eagles Club at night beneath a marquee advertising a Duke Ellington performance.
Date: 1957-09 ca.
Description: The police used fire hoses to control the angry crowds that gathered near Central High School during the integration crisis. There a boy on the ground who...
Description: Lloyd Barbee poses in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Description: Threatening note signed "K.K.K." (Ku Klux Klan) with rock and rag that was thrown through Daisy Bates' window in August 1957. The note reads "The next will...
Description: Joe Davis, Milwaukee's 2nd district Alderman, speaking through a megaphone to a crowd of protesters outside the Republican presidential debate. He is stand...
Description: Father James Groppi with his fist in the air at the Wisconsin State Capitol during welfare demonstrations. He is surrounded by other protesters.
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Exterior of building showing door with the sign "Rooms for rent. Colored only". SNCC Arkansas Project.
Date: 1963 ca.
Description: Man in a hat and long coat holding a sign opposing desegregation in schools. Possibly in Milwaukee.
Description: A group sings freedom songs at the Freedom School Convention during Freedom Summer.
Description: "Little Rock's Lady of the Year," a flyer distributed by racists in Little Rock, illustrated by her 1946 police mug shot and arrest record. The text charge...
Description: Demonstration at the Greyhound Bus station, showing a woman holding a sign that reads: "Sit Down Like Human Beings." SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: Eleanor Roosevelt speaks at a fund-raising event for SCEF, the Southern Conference Educational Fund, held at the Hotel Delmonico. She praised SCEF particul...
Description: Daisy Bates speaking at the podium at a breakfast given in her honor at the Sheraton Plaza.
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