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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...

Photograph

Brando & Groppi

Date: 1975 

Description: Actor Marlon Brando (center) and Father James Groppi of Milwaukee arrive at the Alexian Novitiate in Gresham. The building had been seized by members of th...

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Description: Poster showing a priest behind bars above the text "Walking Is A Crime In Alabama!". Other text reads "Demand Federal Protection of Civil Rights". The post...

Date: 1969 

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

Date: 1964 

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...

Photograph

Charles Tounson

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Charles Tounson with bandaged head.

Date: 1956-09-11 

Description: African-American students escorted from Sturgis High School by armed National Guardsmen.

Photograph

SOC Leaders

Date: 1993-09 

Description: Scott Douglas and Connie Tucker (right), leaders of the Southern Organizing Committee (SOC), at an unidentified event.

Date: 1965-10 

Description: Demonstration at the Greyhound Bus station, showing a woman holding a sign that reads: "Sit Down Like Human Beings." SNCC Arkansas Project.

Date: 1879-02-08 

Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...

Date: 1958 

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

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.

Photograph

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: 1982 

Description: Victory celebration for Eddie Carthan, the black activist mayor of Tchula, Mississippi. Carthan was convicted on charges of robbery and murder in 1981. Thi...

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...

Date: 1956-10-15 

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...

Date: 1962-01 

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:  date unknown

Description: American Nazi protesting the rights of African Americans.

Date: 1960 

Description: Members of a Des Moines United Packinghouse Workers of America local picket outside a Woolworth's store to demonstrate their opposition to segregation of W...

Photograph

Anne Braden and SOC

Date:  date unknown

Description: Anne Braden (center) at an unidentified meeting of the SOC (Southern Organizing Committee) leadership.

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