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Protest March

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Group of protesters, including a man holding a sign that reads "Cops Aren't Judges".

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Quarantine Fence

Date: 1940 

Description: A barbed wire fence in the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw constructed to quarantine people infected with lice. At this point the wall around the entire ghetto had...

Date: 1959-05-26 

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...

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Description: Entrance to the Highlander Library with CIO student in doorway. Poster on the window reads, "CIO says, 'Wipe out Discrimination'".

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...

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Worker Harassment

Date: 1955-06 

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...

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Standoff at Gresham

Date: 1975 

Description: An unidentified member of the Wisconsin State Patrol points his revolver at several Native Americans at a vehicle checkpoint near Gresham. The State Patrol...

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Father Groppi is seated in the back of a police wagon with police officer after being arrested in front of his parish for the second night in a row.

Date: 1953-06-08 

Description: Rhoda Smith (left) and Ardele Kingeter of West Senior High School put the final touches to their symbolic mural of the Brotherhood of Man on the east wall...

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Fair Housing March

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Description: Marchers carrying signs bearing the names of Milwaukee suburbs during a CORE (Congress of Racial Equality) march for fair housing in Milwaukee. They are pa...

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CORE Picketers

Date: 1964-01-14 

Description: Civil rights group CORE picketing the Board of Realtors at Coach House Motor Inn for fairness and equality in housing.

Date: 1960-03-03 

Description: A crowd of five hundred University of Wisconsin students, some carrying protest signs, attend a rally on Library Mall. They are demonstrating peacefully ag...

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Fur Workers Rally

Date: 1963-05-28 

Description: Fur workers rally outside the Radley Fur Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Various views of people, including Rosa Parks and Myles Horton, at an early integration workshop at Highlander School.

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Emmett Till Trial

Date: 1955-09-19 

Description: Roy Bryant, and his half-brother J.W. Milam, (left to right) with their attorney on the opening day of their trial for the murder of Emmett Till. The 14-ye...

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Description: Charred remains of a Baptist College after having been burned.

Date: 1966-09-30 

Description: Four members of Milwaukee's NAACP Youth Council Commandoes sit in a car outside the home of Police Chief Harold Brier at 3139 S. 50th Street.

Date: 1963-08 

Description: Marjory Collins, a writer and photographer for the "National Guardian", took this picture of the housing of poor blacks.

Date: 1964-04 

Description: Founding members of the Southern Students Organizing Committee (SSOC) at a committee meeting, discussing ways to organize white students in the South to pr...

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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...

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