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Date: 1955-08 

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: 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: 1966-03 

Description: Father James Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council demonstrating outside the Eagles Club at night beneath a marquee advertising a Duke Ellington performance.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.

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Willie McGee Rally

Date: 1952 before

Description: An unidentified rally in support of the rights of Willie McGee who was convicted of raping a white woman in 1945. His case attracted the attention of many...

Date: 1955-07-24 

Description: Dr. C.H. Paris, Fred Patterson, and Mrs. Rosa Parks attending a Segregation Workshop at Highlander Folk School.

Date: 1972 

Description: Letterhead for the Commandos Project I organization.

Date: 1957-09-26 

Description: Daisy Bates looks out from her front window as members of the 101st Airborne Division prepare to escort members of the "Little Rock Nine" to Central High S...

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Stewards' School

Date:  date unknown

Description: The training school for stewards sponsored by Local 56 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. At the blackboard is Otis L. Simmons, the local pres...

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Charles Tounson

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Charles Tounson with bandaged head.

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...

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Fair Housing March

Date: 1966-08-29 

Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.

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.

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Packinghouse Picnic

Date: 1953 

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

Date: 1915-02-22 

Description: African American tenant farmers assembled for a barbecue. The tenants worked for Louis Frank Sessions who appears in the front row, third from the left (we...

Date: 1957-09 ca.

Description: L.C. and Daisy Bates watching television with Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus on the screen.

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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...

Read an overview of this pivotal event in the nation's civil rights era

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.

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SOC Leaders

Date: 1993-09 

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

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