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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...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Father James Groppi (center) and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and escorting the protestors. The marchers are passing an...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Two protesters hold a banner in Central Park that reads, "Smash Racist Courts! Free the Panther 21, sds." Park benches are stacked on top of each other in...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Cover design of a Ku Klux Klan (KKK) programme from a State Klonvokation featuring an American flag.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Group of protesters march in front of a Howard Johnson's restaurant holding signs. One says "Segregation OUT!! Integration IN!! CORE - NAACP".

Date: 1958 

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

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Father James Groppi with young civil rights activists. They have all joined hands and are singing.

Date: 1969 

Description: Father Groppi speaking at demonstration in the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber.

Date: 1964 

Description: Four people seated at a desk which has a poster on it advertising Freedom Day School Withdrawal, set for Monday, May 18th, 1964.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A poster with an image of armed law enforcement officers surrounding a building during an election or voter education meeting. The text reads, "Voters Welc...

Date: 1969 

Description: A welfare demonstration led by Father James Groppi (center) in the Wisconsin Assembly chambers.

Date: 1968 

Description: Father James Groppi (1931-) and social activists at NAACP March, marching east up Wisconsin Avenue.

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: 1951-10-17 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler appointed eight civic leaders to the Governor's Commission on Human Rights created to promote tolerance and understanding through...

Date: 1962 

Description: Rev. Claude Williams and his wife Joyce, probably photographed at their house in Birmingham, Alabama. Williams, a Presbyterian minister, was expelled from...

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Cover of pamphlet entitled "Louisiana Story 1963", by James Farmer. Produced by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).

Map or Atlas

Map for Canton Boycott

Date: 1963 

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...

Date: 1924-12-05 

Description: Klansmen of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) wearing conic masks and white robes gather at the funeral of Herbert C. Dreger, a police officer who was shot and killed...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A poster encouraging people to register and vote. At the top is a circle with a black hand and a white hand clasped in friendship. Below is the text, "Regi...

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