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Description: A woman testifying during the Highlander investigation.
Description: Jesus Salas, in a white shirt and standing in front of the microphone with his arm raised, addresses a rally at the top of the steps in front of Waushara C...
Description: The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth speaks to the 1964 annual meeting of the Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF) after being elected president of the organ...
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: The interior of a Freedom House, used by civil rights workers, is decorated with a United States flag and several posters on a wall. A bench below the flag...
Description: A female, African American Civil Rights activist wearing a fur pelt attending a meeting.
Description: A man hand pumps water in the yard outside of White Station Freedom House. "In all the rural Freedom Houses (and all rural houses) wells and outhous...
Description: Civil rights group meeting in field at Highlander Lake. Fifth from the left, Charlotte Meacham, American Friends Service Committee, former Highlander stud...
Description: Group portrait of the twenty three members of the Governor's Commission on Human Rights standing on the steps of the Capitol Building.
First row, left to...
Date: date unknown
Description: Amzie Moore, noted civil rights activist and entrepreneur.
Description: "The King's Bedroom" in the Delta Ministry Office taken by a civil rights volunteer. "When the spirit is satisfied, the flesh knows little discomfort."
Description: Cover art of the newsletter Drew Freedom Fighter.
Description: Obreros Unidos (United Workers) leaders, members and supporters at an Industrial Commission Hearing at Waushara County Courthouse. On the right, standing w...
Description: Two women are outdoors seated at a table in front of a building, surrounded by several people. One of the women is holding a document in her hands, showing...
Description: An Obreros Unidos (United Workers) member holding a sign, possibly like those in the background, that says "Juntarnos Para Ser Reconocidos/Hablar Para Ser...
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: A man wearing overalls sits on a porch.
Description: First page of a letter from Robert and Vicki Gabriner to Russell Gilmore at the Wisconsin Historical Society describing their experiences collecting civil...
Description: A group of Civil Rights activists, including Septima Clark (left), pose in front of the Highlander Library.
Description: A New Orleans group hold signs as they rally at Mercy Seat Baptist Church for compensation for lives lost and 25,000 homes ruined during a flood. Reverend...
Description: Protesters walk down a sidewalk at a demonstration held by the Boston Friends of SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) in support of federal pro...
Description: A charred wooden cross attached to a stake in the ground on the lawn near a sidewalk. In the background are several commercial and residential buildings.
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