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Date: 1968 

Description: Father James Groppi (1931-) and social activists at NAACP March, marching east up Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 1964-08 ca.

Description: A nighttime rally on the Atlantic City boardwalk in support of the Mississipi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP). Three people in front of the group carry sig...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Three people working on a community construction project. All three support a beam, while the man in the foreground hammers a nail into it.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Political posters for Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) candidates Aaron Henry and Fannie Lou Hamer, along with posters for Lyndon B. Johnson and...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A large group sit in an auditorium facing an empty stage at the Mississippi Freedom Democratic (MFDP) State Convention. Signs posted among the chairs bear...

Date: 1964-08-08 

Description: Two women clap and sing at the Freedom School Convention during the Freedom Summer civil rights project. Behind them is a mural, and a banner that says "St...

Date: 1961-06-13 

Description: Large group of protesters in the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda many carrying signs in favor of Civil Rights for African-Americans. One man holds a sign f...

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Description: Thorsten and Myles Horton, sitting on left, watching Rosa Parks, standing and speaking at Highlander Folk School.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Underground Newspaper Cover: Berkeley Barb

Date: 1968-07-19 

Description: Cover of "Berkeley Barb," an underground newspaper, featuring a photographic collage of politically charged images, mostly relating to the Civil Rights mov...

Date: 1964 

Description: Campaign poster for Victoria Gray. She ran against the policies of white segregationist Senator John Stennis in the 5th District. Along with Fannie Lou Ham...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Victoria Gray, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) candidate, speaks at an MFDP meeting. In the background a man stand in front of an empty stage....

Date: 1964-08-08 

Description: A group claps and sings at the Freedom School Convention during the Freedom Summer civil rights project.

Date:  

Description: Martin Luther King, Jr., with two leaders of the United Packinghouse Workers of America, Russell Lasley, and President Ralph Helstein. The photograph was...

Sourcebook, PowerPoint Presentation, Video

Help students learn about the civil rights era with resources designed for teaching about Freedom Summer. Access original source documents, images, video

Photograph

Guy Carawan

Date:  

Description: Signed photograph of Guy Carawan, a folk musician, playing an open-backed 5-string banjo. Presented to Highlander Folk School. Inscription reads, "Wishin...

Date:  

Description: Poster showing a priest behind bars above the text "Walking Is A Crime In Alabama!". Other text reads "Demand Federal Protection of Civil Rights". The post...

Photograph

Rev. C.T. Vivian

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rev. C.T. Vivian, a nationally prominent civil rights leader. Although unidentified, it is thought that he is speaking at an event sponsored by the Nation...

Date: 1957-08 ca.

Description: The Little Rock home of Daisy and L.C. Bates, showing their front window after a stone had been thrown through the window. Grates have been placed on this...

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: 2007-03 

Description: A group of people holding a banner while marching down a road as they take part in the Faith and Politics Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Selma.

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