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Date: 1969 

Description: A welfare demonstration led by Father James Groppi (center) in the Wisconsin Assembly chambers.

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

Fannie Lou Hamer

Date:  

Description: Fannie Lou Hamer (1917 - 1977), an American voting rights activist and civil rights leader, visiting the Highlander Folk School.

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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...

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: 1960-05-31 ca.

Description: Portrait of Rosa Parks at Mrs. Anne Braden's home.

Date: 1969 

Description: Father Groppi speaking at demonstration in the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Vel Phillips at a Milwaukee NAACP Youth Council meeting. Vel is standing with a group of people on a table or stage. Below her is Father James Groppi. Vel...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A room full of people at an MFDP district meeting. Signs bear the names of several counties in central Mississippi.

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: 1971-02 ca.

Description: Poster advocating the liberation of Angela Davis, an American Communist organizer and professor associated with the Black Panther movement. Created by The...

Date: 1964 

Description: A woman stands in the foreground looking at the camera, while behind her two law enforcement officers wearing helmets examine protestors during a Freedom S...

Poster

SNCC poster

Date:  date unknown

Description: Student Nonviolence Coordinating Committee (SNCC) poster featuring an African man and child on red background.

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Description: Voter registration activists from Charleston, South Carolina. Charles Wilson seated on right.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Father James Groppi with young civil rights activists. They have all joined hands and are singing.

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...

Photograph

Bob Moses Speaking

Date: 1964-08-08 

Description: Bob (Robert) Moses speaking at the Freedom School Convention during Freedom Summer.

Photograph

Man on Road

Date: 1965-07 

Description: A man stands on the road outside a home shortly after civil rights volunteers depart from canvassing.

"Leaving a house (on the right) after canvassing. B...

Date: 1966 

Description: Close-up portrait of a migrant farm worker listening to speeches at an Oberos Unidos (United Workers) pre-march rally at Waushara Courthouse. The march was...

Date: 1964-07-16 

Description: Police drag away 15-year-old Annie Lee Turner. Officers are wearing helmets and holding batons. A couple of men with cameras are walking towards the person...

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