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Date: 1967 

Description: A farm worker, facing camera, is sworn in before filing a claim for worker’s compensation at the Obreros Unidos union office in Wautoma in 1967. A voluntee...

Date: 1975 

Description: Holiday card with the figure of a woman, in a blouse and skirt, holding a wreath over her head with her left hand. She is barefoot. The text on the lower r...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Front page of sheet music to "Those Segregated Blues" words and music written by Milt Klamen. A song written about segregation and equal rights for all.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: View towards sidewalk of a line of demonstrators carrying signs during a Freedom Summer civil rights demonstration. A man walking along the sidewalk holds...

Date: 1969 

Description: Father James Groppi with his fist in the air at the Wisconsin State Capitol during welfare demonstrations. He is surrounded by other protesters.

Date: 1966 

Description: A crowd of migrant workers, children and nuns attending at pre-march rally listening to Jesus Salas, union leader, speak in front of the Waushara County Co...

Date: 1965-07 

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Exterior view of the Delta Ministry Office at 722 Mobile Street taken by a civil rights volunteer. Rev. Robert Beech was the director.

"The office was...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a knit cap stands in front of a microphone. The badge on her chest identifies her as an MFDP member from Hinds County. Three men behind her...

Date: 1972-04 

Description: Sign board used for protest in the wake of the Sterling Hall bombing that reads, "AMRC The Real Murderers,"in watercolor.

Date: 1968 

Description: Francisco Rodriguez of Crystal City, Texas is picketing a Wautoma grocery store during the grape boycott in 1968. Grape boycotts in Wisconsin were organize...

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Description: Portrait of James L. Farmer, Jr. sitting at his desk with a "End Segregation - CORE" poster behind him. James Leonard Farmer, Jr. was a civil rights activi...

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: 1965 ca.

Description: Three individuals point towards shotgun holes in a door and on the side of a building, highlighted by circles. The building is the Pheba Freedom House, use...

Date: 1966 

Description: Buildings along an unpaved road served as a camp for migrant farm workers working for the Green Bay Food Company.

In 1946, more than 4,000 farmworkers fr...

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...

Read about African Americans and the struggle for civil rights in Milwaukee and Madison in the 1960s and 1970s.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: An integrated group sing-along at a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) function.

Date: 1946-11 

Description: Mary McLeod Bethune, noted civil rights leader and educator, is introduced to the audience at the annual convention of the Southern Conference for Human Ri...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Several men sit in front of a large sign supporting Lyndon B. Johnson's 1964 presidential campaign.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Freedom Vote Candidates

Date: 1964-10-28 

Description: Four small black-and-white portraits of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party candidates: Fannie Lou Hamer, Annie Devine, Aaron Henry, and Victoria Gray...

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