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Description: Entrance to the Highlander Library with CIO student in doorway. Poster on the window reads, "CIO says, 'Wipe out Discrimination'".

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Description: Vera Campbell, former teacher in Grundy County, who came to the mountains with May Justus before Highlander Folk School was started in 1932, testifying dur...

Date: 1957-12-06 date unknown

Description: Melba Pattillo, later Melba Pattillo Beals, of the Little Rock Nine.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A man stands in a kitchen, while a woman on the far right of the frame looks on. The building is a Freedom House used by civil rights volunteers.

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Description: Myles Horton testifying during a hearing for the Highlander Folk School investigation in Grundy County.

Date: 1964-08-06 

Description: Audience and stage with a banner that reads "Freedom Democratic Party" at the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) State Convention.

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Migrant Barracks

Date: 1969 

Description: Clothes hanging and drying on clotheslines in front of migrant workers' barracks. Libby McNeil and Libby Company was a major employer of migrant farm worke...

Date: 1969 

Description: Site of Libby McNeil and Libby canning company. In 1968, workers in Hartford staged a walkout to support Obreros Unidos (United Workers) to show dissatisfa...

Date: 1964 

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

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Freedom House Ruins

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A man and a woman stand near a fireplace and other rubble of a burned Freedom House used by civil rights workers. The house was "burned down in the middle...

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Description: Anne Braden and Rev. Ben Chavis at an SOC (Southern Organizing Committee for Economic and Human Welfare) event. Braden and Chavis were founding members a...

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Description: Daisy Bates watching Governor Faubus on television.

Date: 1964-07-14 

Description: Pete Seeger walking outdoors through a crowd carrying two instrument cases. The concert took place during Freedom Summer near Hattiesburg. "Pete Seeger san...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Henry Lee Senter (right) and State Representative Chester McCord (left) at the State investigation of the Highlander Folk School.

Date: 1957-09-04 

Description: First attempt of the Little Rock Nine to enter Central High School. They were denied entrance by the Arkansas National Guard who had been called up by Gove...

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: George Wiley speaking at a rally, wearing a "Welfare Rights Now!" button on his shirt.

Date: 1963 ca.

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

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Shell Labor Rally

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Description: Shell labor rally at an unknown location. Signs include the sayings, "Equal Pay for Women", "Negro and White, Unite and Fight", and "Let the Packers Pay O...

Date: 1964 ca.

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

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