Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: Daisy and L.C. Bates with two men and a Ku Klux Klan (KKK) cross that they found in their yard. Because this event preceded the integration crisis of 1957...
Description: Demonstration at the Greyhound Bus station, showing a woman holding a sign that reads: "Sit Down Like Human Beings." SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: Members of the Chicago delegation to the Prayer Pilgrimmage for Freedom in Washington, D.C.
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...
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Back view of a black high school showing damage on a wall. SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: Ben G. at the Little Rock staff meeting. SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: Children playing outdoors at the Packinghouse Workers summer picnic.
Description: A group of African American and white students and teachers participating in a Freedom School class outdoors during Freedom Summer.
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...
Description: Front view of a high school for African American students. SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: Exterior of building showing door with the sign "Rooms for rent. Colored only". SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: Meeting of United Packinghouse Workers Local 69 stewards and committeemen employed at the Hygrade Food Products plant. They were meeting to organize a labo...
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: Father James Groppi, seen wearing sunglasses in the middle of a crowd, leads a demonstration against discrimination.
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.
Description: Anne Braden (center) at an unidentified meeting of the SOC (Southern Organizing Committee) leadership.
Description: A group of men and women wearing jackets walk on a sidewalk. Across the street, in the background, a parking lot is visible.
Date: 1971-02-05 ca.
Description: Poster featuring a drawing of Huey Newton to advertise his appearance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House. Newton helped found the Black Pan...
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: Eddie Carthan, the black mayor of Tchula, Mississippi, seen at the party celebrating the commutation of his sentence. Carthan was jailed on charges though...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706