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Description: "Little Rock's Lady of the Year," a flyer distributed by racists in Little Rock, illustrated by her 1946 police mug shot and arrest record. The text charge...
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...
Description: A protest held by the Boston Friends of SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) in support of federal protection for civil rights and voter regist...
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: Demonstration by Talladega college students. A man holds a sign that reads "Uphold the Christian Ideal Equal Rights for all Men", while a group of African-...
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: Rosa Parks attending a Highlander Christmas vacation event for Clinton Black High School Students, the first integrated in the South.
Description: Father James Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council demonstrating outside the Eagles Club at night beneath a marquee advertising a Duke Ellington performance.
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...
Description: Cover of "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," an underground newspaper, commemorating the birthday of Black Panther Party co-founder Huey New...
Description: Herbert March speaking at the "Negro and White, Unite and Fight" rally in -8 F degree weather.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: A woman, tentatively identified as Dorothy Zellner, pushes a baby stroller at a protest held by the Boston Friends of SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating...
Description: Two members, one male and one female, of a Civil Rights Workshop at Highlander Folk School, participating in a game. The man is wearing a homemade hat.
Description: A man is standing in the foreground on the right, near a group of protesters seen in the background. The man is holding a drum slung over his right shoulde...
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: A line of people stand outdoors in front of the open doorway of a building. Included are both Caucasian and African-American men and women.
Description: Two women stand on the porch of a home. Three men, probably Freedom Summer volunteers, are talking to them.
Description: Certificate of Merit presented to Father James E. Groppi of Milwaukee on January 7, 1968, for his work as Advisor of the Milwaukee NAACP Youth Council. The...
Date: 1958-09 ca.
Description: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) picketers outside the Schroeder Hotel where the Apprenticeship meeting was held. A Blatz...
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...
Description: Civil rights period, Delta Ministry. Myles Horton speaking with an African American man smoking a cigar.
Description: Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. riding a bus with white Methodist minister Glenn Smiley during the Montgomery bus integration struggle. The man seated in fro...
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