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Photograph

Packinghouse Picnic

Date: 1953 

Description: Children playing outdoors at the Packinghouse Workers summer picnic.

Date: 1965-11 

Description: Three men and two women, including Margie Holman, at the statewide pre-conference committee meeting. SNCC Arkansas Project.

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

SNCC Meeting

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Ben G. at the Little Rock staff meeting. SNCC Arkansas Project.

Photograph

Rooms For Rent

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Exterior of building showing door with the sign "Rooms for rent. Colored only". SNCC Arkansas Project.

Date: 1963-08 

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

Date: 1960 

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...

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.

Photograph

Charles Tounson

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Charles Tounson with bandaged head.

Photograph

Shell Labor Rally

Date:  

Description: Shell labor rally at an unknown location. Signs include the sayings, "Equal Pay for Women", "Negro and White, Unite and Fight", and "Let the Packers Pay O...

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...

The Society owns one of the nation's richest collections of Civil Rights movement records, including more than 100 manuscript collections on Freedom Summer

Date: 1955-09-22 

Description: Willie Reed, an 18-year-old "surprise" witness who bravely testified during the murder trial of 14-year-old Emmett Till, correctly identifying the white de...

Photograph

Gould High School

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Back view of a black high school showing damage on a wall. SNCC Arkansas Project.

Date:  

Description: Daisy Bates speaking at the podium at a breakfast given in her honor at the Sheraton Plaza.

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: 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: 1951-12-21 

Description: The annual children's Christmas Party sponsored by United Packinghouse Workers local 42 in East St. Louis. With Santa Claus is local president John Condeli...

Photograph

Andrew Wade Family

Date: 1954-05-16 

Description: Andrew Wade and his wife and daughter stand in front of their house, after their front windows had been damaged by rocks and rifle shots. The Wades had mo...

Date:  

Description: A cartoon depicting an African American family hovering beneath a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) and a white supremacist in the Reconstruction South. There is a sk...

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