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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...

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Description: Alice Cobb (right) and Bernice Robinson (left), in front of the main school building.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A group of four African-American men are seated at a table looking at papers. Behind them a large group of people are sitting and standing.

Date: 1965-09-29 

Description: Group of people at the Forrest City court hearing. Two central people are identified as "Joanna" and "Ben." SNCC Arkansas Project.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman in the foreground writes on a pad while a young woman looks on from a doorway.

View an extensive image collection about this early social leadership center that focused on labor organization, and later, civil rights.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Andrew Goodman standing at the foot of a staircase, age 19, wearing a dark shirt. Andrew Goodman was a civil rights activist and volunteer for the Freedom...

Photograph

Catherine Winston

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Description: Catherine Winston, a staff member at the Highlander Folk School, reading a book and smoking a cigarette.

Date: 1960-02-27 

Description: Picketers walk the sidewalk in front of the F.W. Woolworth store on the Capitol Square. The protest was against the company's segregated lunch counter poli...

Date: 1960-05-31 

Description: Rosa Parks being interviewed by Mrs. Anne Braden, editor of the "Southern Patriot," at Braden's home.

Date: 1965-11 

Description: Three men and two women, including Margie Holman, at the statewide pre-conference committee meeting. SNCC Arkansas Project.

Historical Essay

Bra Flag

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Land of the Freed-up Woman American flag banner made from bras, 1971. (Museum object #2000.79.1)

Date: 1965-07 

Description: Exterior of a home taken by a civil rights volunteer. "The front porch of our home at Mrs. Willie Thompson's, 808 Augusta, McComb, Mississippi. The hous...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Myles Horton sitting, shirtless, working on a typewriter.

Date: 1964-07 ca.

Description: A group of men and women work on a community construction project. Several support the framing of a wall, while a man straddles the top of the frame to ham...

Date: 1953-04-24 

Description: Youth advisory board, a part of the Governor's Commission on Human Rights. Standing, left to right, are David Willette, Chippewa Falls; Richard Rosenweig,...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A group of people is led by Annie Devine wearing a hat and eyeglasses in the foreground, along with several men in the background. Behind them is a vehicle...

Photograph

Pheba Freedom House

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Front view of the Pheba Freedom House, used by civil rights workers. Along the walls and doors, bullet holes have been highlighted with circles.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: A telegram to President John F. Kennedy from James Farmer, the National Director of CORE (Congress of Racial Equality). The message reads, "Continued armed...

Date: 1966 

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...

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