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Description: A cartoon depicting an African American family hovering beneath a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) and a white supremacist in the Reconstruction South. There is a sk...

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Description: A cartoon depicting a kneeling man with a rope around his neck, held by one of a group of demonic-looking Ku Klux Klansmen (KKK), entitled "Plan of the Con...

Date: 1955-08 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

Photograph

Daisy Bates

Date: 1963-04 

Description: Daisy Bates seated at a desk in the NAACP office.

Date: 1964-08-08 

Description: A group sings freedom songs at the Freedom School Convention during Freedom Summer.

Photograph

Willie McGee Rally

Date: 1952 before

Description: An unidentified rally in support of the rights of Willie McGee who was convicted of raping a white woman in 1945. His case attracted the attention of many...

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Description: Myles Horton, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Jim Stokely, a writer from Newport, Tennessee. Highlander integration workshop.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Poster promoting land rights for Native Americans. Produced by the Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc., 432 Park Avenue South, New York. Poster te...

Photograph

Tom Hayden

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Tom Hayden talking to two African-American women on house steps. The woman in the center is Terry Jefferson (as identified by Hayden).

Date: 1958 

Description: Daisy Bates shakes hands with President Eisenhower at the Summit Conference.

Poster

CIO Poster

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Poster promoting fair hiring practices. Produced by the National CIO Committee to Abolish Discrimination, 718 Jackson Place, Washington 6, D.C. Prepared by...

Book or Pamphlet

The Kourier

Date: 1932-03 

Description: Cover design of "The Kourier" featuring a klansman wearing a conic hat and white robes, holding a burning cross in one hand and the American flag in the ot...

Date: 1915-02-22 

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...

Date: 1956-12-21 

Description: Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. riding a bus with white Methodist minister Glenn Smiley during the Montgomery bus integration struggle. The man seated in fro...

Book or Pamphlet

Cover of "The Kourier"

Date: 1932-09 

Description: Cover design of "The Kourier," a Ku Klux Klan (KKK) publication, featuring a drawing of a klansman wearing a conic hat and white robes and holding a torch...

Date: 1924 

Description: Elevated view of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) of Racine, posed outdoors in the form of a cross and holding a banner.

Photograph

Father Groppi

Date: 1968 date unknown

Description: Father Groppi in the midst of a group of people.

Date: 1957-09-28 

Description: Violence against African American journalists covering the Little Rock integration story. Here the crowd moves in on Jimmy Hicks (center, wearing a hat),...

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