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Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Cover of pamphlet entitled "Louisiana Story 1963", by James Farmer. Produced by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).

Date: 1965-07 

Description: Three children clapping in an image taken by a civil rights volunteer. "'I'm gonna picket if the spirit says 'picket'...' The youngsters at the Freedom...

Date: 1961-01-17 

Description: Portion of Wisconsin Senate Bill 16, S regarding Governor's Commission on Human Rights.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Students sitting at tables in a Freedom Summer school in Palmer's Crossing at Priest Creek Baptist Church. Classes were usually held out-of-doors because o...

Date: 1968 

Description: Ernesto Chacon, a grape boycott organizer from Milwaukee, is wearing a jacket, sunglasses and a necklace around his neck. He is holding a United Farmworker...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Students in a Freedom School singing and clapping in an image taken by a civil rights volunteer. "Freedom School - Freedom singing led by youngsters and...

Date: 1965-03-10 

Description: Gov. Warren Knowles, right, is shown addressing the 175 Beloit College students who undertook a two-day march to the capitol from their campus 50 miles awa...

Date: 1971 ca.

Description: Recruitment poster for a Soviet Jewry Freedom Bus, advocating the liberation of the Soviet Jewish population. Features large chain links and the phrase "Le...

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

Date: 2015-11-10 

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: 1967 

Description: The man standing in a suit and dark tie with glasses to the left is Charles Heymanns, international organizer for AFL-CIO. Seated to his right in a light s...

Date: 1957-09-26 

Description: Daisy Bates, the head of the Arkansas NAACP, stands behind seven of the Little Rock Nine, who are seated on a sofa in her living room. They have assembled...

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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.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A group of African-American children pose outdoors on and in front of a pickup truck during Freedom Summer. Likely at the Freedom School, Priest Creek Bap...

Date: 1964 

Description: Out-of-doors classes during Freedom Summer at the Freedom School, Priest Creek Baptist Church.

Brief descriptions and links to original documents created by CORE, SNCC, COFO, local residents, volunteers and opponents. Organized by topic

Date: 1965-10 

Description: Demonstration at the Greyhound Bus station, showing a woman holding a sign that reads: "Sit Down Like Human Beings." SNCC Arkansas Project.

Date: 1969 

Description: A benefit gathering at James Rector People's Park to support the United Farmworkers (UFW) grape boycott. The UFW sign, with its eagle symbol, posted in th...

Date: 1964-08-08 

Description: The original caption states, "Willie Peacock, Charleston, Mississippi, field secretary for Student Non-Violent Coordinating Commission, discussing the Summ...

Date: 1964 ca.

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

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