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Rooms For Rent

Date: 1965 ca.

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

Date: 1957-09-28 

Description: Violence against African American journalists covering the Little Rock integration story. Here the crowd moves in on Jimmy Hicks (center, wearing a hat),...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

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Charles Tounson

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Charles Tounson with bandaged head.

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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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Fair Housing March

Date: 1966-08-29 

Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.

Date: 1956-12-21 

Description: Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. riding a bus with white Methodist minister Glenn Smiley during the Montgomery bus integration struggle. The man seated in fro...

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.

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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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Protest March

Date: 1964 ca.

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

Date: 1972 

Description: Letterhead for the Commandos Project I organization.

Date: 1942-07-14 

Description: Meeting of United Packinghouse Workers Local 69 stewards and committeemen employed at the Hygrade Food Products plant. They were meeting to organize a labo...

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Description: The front design of a postcard with the caption "Free Huey Newton!" showing an iconic image of Newton positioned inside the mouth of a drawn black panther.

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

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Description: A woman speaking at a Civil Rights workshop.

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: 1964-08 

Description: Lloyd Barbee poses in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Brief descriptions and links to original documents created by CORE, SNCC, COFO, local residents, volunteers and opponents. Organized by topic

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Packinghouse Picnic

Date: 1953 

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

Date: 1957-09 ca.

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

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