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Description: Three men and two women, including Margie Holman, at the statewide pre-conference committee meeting. SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: Robert Zellner with people involved in the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee. From left to right are Larry Rubin, Matthew Jones, Robert Zellner, M...
Date: date unknown
Description: Anne Braden (center) at an unidentified meeting of the SOC (Southern Organizing Committee) leadership.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Men, women, and children - likely tenant farmers or "sharecroppers" - picking cotton by hand.
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...
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...
Description: A cartoon depicting Justice holding bodies on her scale, one white and six black. The caption includes the phrase "Five More Wanted".
Description: Senator John F. Kennedy, then campaigning for the presidency, speaks with Frank D. Reeves and Marjorie Lawson during a meeting of the American Council on H...
Description: Anne Braden and Rev. Ben Chavis at an SOC (Southern Organizing Committee for Economic and Human Welfare) event. Braden and Chavis were founding members a...
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: 1967 ca.
Description: Father James Groppi seated with several of his fellow marchers, some in Milwaukee N.A.A.C.P. Youth Council shirts. Groppi has one shoe off.
Description: A page from the pressbook for the movie "Black Like Me" depicting a one-sheet poster that could be ordered to publicize the film. The poster reads: "I chan...
Description: Daisy Bates speaking at the podium at a breakfast given in her honor at the Sheraton Plaza.
Description: Dr. C.H. Paris, Fred Patterson, and Mrs. Rosa Parks attending a Segregation Workshop at Highlander Folk School.
Description: A welfare demonstration led by Father James Groppi (center) in the Wisconsin Assembly chambers.
Description: Scott Douglas and Connie Tucker (right), leaders of the Southern Organizing Committee (SOC), at an unidentified event.
Description: Portrait of Rebecca Chalmers Barton, Director of the Wisconsin Governor's Commission on Human Rights, seated at her desk.
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...
Description: Advertisement picturing a white woman and an African American man with the title "The Real Criminals Are Those Who Preach Racial Integration."
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...
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