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James Farmer

Date: 1952 

Description: Portrait of James Farmer, civil rights activist and co-founder of CORE (Congress of Racial Equality).

Photograph

James Farmer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of James Farmer, civil rights activist and co-founder of CORE (Congress of Racial Equality).

Date: 1967 

Description: Migrant farm workers testify at the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) hearing after a strike in Bancroft. Seated on the left is Obreros Unid...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: This filmstrip frame shows an outline of the state of Mississippi and the words: "Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party". The Mississippi Freedom Democratic...

Photograph

James Farmer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of James Farmer, civil rights activist and co-founder of CORE (Congress of Racial Equality). He is wearing a straw hat with a band that reads "[.....

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Description: Myles Horton visiting citizenship school sewing class for younger members; teacher, Bernice Robinson. "Modernage" sewing machine featured.

Date: 1968 

Description: Ernesto Chacon, a grape boycott organizer from Milwaukee, is wearing a jacket, sunglasses and a necklace around his neck. He is holding a United Farmworker...

Photograph

Tom Hayden

Date: 1964-10 ca.

Description: Tom Hayden standing in front of building with a small African-American child. Poster on window for "The Trenton Project" and two posters advocating that p...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman identified as Unita Blackwell speaks before an audience at a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) function.

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Description: Myles Horton and Rosa Parks, among others.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rear view of Vel Phillips sitting on a pier on a lake. She is wearing a shirt that says "Commando" on the back. Two unidentified women are sitting next to...

Photograph

Freedom Day

Date: 1964-02-28 

Description: Civil rights activities near the Canton, Mississippi courthouse. Two police officers are pictured holding shot guns and carrying bags of tear gas equipment...

Photograph

Esau Jenkins

Date:  

Description: Esau Jenkins, whose request for help registering citizens on Johns Island provided the basis for the citizenship school program at Highlander Folk School,...

Date: 1972-05 ca.

Description: Poster advertising a public speech by Dick Gregory, African American comedian and civil rights activist. Event took place May 19, 1972 at the University of...

Date: 1957-12-06 date unknown

Description: Melba Pattillo, later Melba Pattillo Beals, of the Little Rock Nine.

Photograph

Quin House

Date: 1965-07 

Description: View of a home taken by a civil rights volunteer. "Mrs. Quin's home. The section to the right of the tree shows the new bedroom, rebuilt after it was b...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Two men hold protest signs walk down a sidewalk past a white police officer who is holding a bullhorn at a Greenwood Freedom Day. In the background, a poli...

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Young women and men holding up a banner reading: "Student Union Movement," a social justice group based out of Milwaukee Area Technical College. Other peop...

Date: 1964-06-27 

Description: The Mt. Zion church burned down on June 17, 1964, prompting Freedom Summer volunteers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner to travel to view...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A man is seated at a desk, writing and smoking a cigarette.

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