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Description: A group of Civil Rights activists, including Septima Clark (left), pose in front of the Highlander Library.

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Description: A Civil Rights workshop in session at Highlander School showing Myles Horton, Mikii Marlowe, Essau Jenkins, Septima Clark and Rosa Parks in attendance.

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Description: Eleven people, including Thurgood Marshall, Anne Braden, Myles Horton, and Septima Clark, are seated and standing during a Civil Rights meeting at Highland...

Date: 1966 

Description: A sign stapled to a tree on a labor camp that says "No trespassing/Visitors will be prosecuted under Section 943.13, Wis. State." This sign was typically u...

Photograph

Lodge Hall

Date: 1965-07 ca.

Description: Lodge Hall on Highway 98, photographed by a civil rights volunteer.

"Another picture of the Lodge Hall, Summit, the site of our first freedom meetings. [...

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Description: Eleanor Roosevelt speaks on the front porch of Highlander School. The woman seated behind Ms. Roosevelt is May Justus, who, with her partner Vera McCampbel...

Photograph

Lodge Hall

Date: 1965-07 

Description: Lodge Hall on Highway 98, photographed by a civil rights volunteer.

"Front view of the Lodge Hall (Summit), site of two successful freedom meetings. Prio...

Date: 1967 

Description: Jesus Salas, center, is the leader of Obreros Unidos (United Workers), a Chicano migrant workers' rights group started in the 1960s for the improvement of...

Date: 1967 

Description: Jesus Salas, right, is the leader of Obreros Unidos (United Workers), a Chicano migrant workers' rights group started in the 1960s for the improvement of w...

Photograph

School House

Date: 1965-07 

Description: A rural schoolhouse photographed by a civil rights volunteer.

"A Negro school located outside Gillsburg, Miss. Photographed on our trip to return two MFD...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Page From The Student Voice

Date: 1964-08-05 

Description: Page 4 of The Student Voice featuring the title "Shootings, Beatings, Bombings and Burnings," and a photograph of Fannie Lou Hamer.

Date: 1966 

Description: A group of National Farm Workers Association members and supporters applauding rally speakers in front of Waushara County Courthouse. A march to the rally...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Collage featuring likeness of civil rights activist Father James Edmund Groppi by artist Gloria Adair of Milwaukee, 1966. (Museum object #1993.37.1)

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Desk used by Milwaukee Alder Vel Phillips, made by the Northwestern Furniture Company for Milwaukee City Hall, 1895. (Museum object #2007.16.1)

Photograph

A Return Home

Date: 1965-07 

Description: A small group welcomes a returning civil rights volunteer in a parking lot outside the Pennsylvania Railroad station.

"A safe return home after my visit...

Photograph

Group of Children

Date: 1965-07 

Description: A group of children in an image taken by a civil rights volunteer. "My Freedom School friends and students. Left to right: Cleophus (call me Cleo) Brow...

Date: 1966-08-15 

Description: Father Michael Garrigan in the background wearing a white robe and glasses holding 8 a.m. mass at St. Joseph's Church with 30 marchers before a Obreros Uni...

Date: 1964-08-08 

Description: A group sings freedom songs at the Freedom School Convention during Freedom Summer.

from Tools for Teaching the History of Civil Rights in Milwaukee and the Nation (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2015)

Date: 1966 

Description: A large group of people standing outdoors at a primary election for the LCFO (Lowndes County Freedom Organization). There is a building in the background.

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