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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...
Description: Civil rights sit-in by John Salter, Joan Trumpauer, and Anne Moody at Woolworth's lunch counter. A crowd of people pours sugar, ketchup and mustard on them...
Description: Cover of "Leviathan", an underground newspaper, featuring a profile of a Muslim with the barrel of a gun in place of his eye. Topics referenced at the top...
Description: A street car in Krakow photographed by American journalist Alvin Steinkopf while on a tour of German-occupied Poland. He labeled it in his scrapbook."Jews...
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.
Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...
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: Cover design of "The Kourier," a Ku Klux Klan (KKK) publication, featuring a drawing of a klansman wearing a conic hat and white robes and holding a torch...
Description: Portrait of Rebecca Chalmers Barton, Director of the Wisconsin Governor's Commission on Human Rights, seated at her desk.
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...
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...
Date: 1968 date unknown
Description: Father Groppi in the midst of a group of people.
Description: Portrait of nine members of the Friendship Club, meeting to work on a cookbook. The Friendship Club is an interracial women's club, formed to develop mutua...
Description: Demonstration at the Greyhound Bus station, showing a woman holding a sign that reads: "Sit Down Like Human Beings." SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: Daisy Bates seated at a desk in the NAACP office.
Description: "Martin Luther King .... at Communist Training School," a broadside received by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, while civil rights legislation was bei...
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: Father James Groppi (center) and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and escorting the protestors. The marchers are passing an...
Date: 1963 ca.
Description: Man in a hat and long coat holding a sign opposing desegregation in schools. Possibly in Milwaukee.
Description: Cartoon of Jim Crow in the U.S. zone of postwar Germany, with a soldier goose stepping in the foreground, and Hitler and Stalin in the background.
Description: First attempt of the Little Rock Nine to enter Central High School. They were denied entrance by the Arkansas National Guard who had been called up by Gove...
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