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Description: Tom Ludwig and Vida Cox [Ludwig], a neighbor of Highlander Folk School, sitting in a Jeep together after having been married. The couple met while at the s...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A line of predominantly African-American people likely outside of the Leflore County Courthouse, probably at a voter registration drive. Caucasian law enfo...

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Description: Women of the Haywood Handicrafters, a civil rights project established for black women in Haywood County, Tennessee. Many of these women had been subject...

Date: 1965-09-29 

Description: Group of people at the Forrest City court hearing. Two central people are identified as "Joanna" and "Ben." SNCC Arkansas Project.

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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Description: Myles Horton visiting citizenship school sewing class for younger members; teacher, Bernice Robinson. "Modernage" sewing machine featured.

Date:  date unknown

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...

Photograph

Esau Jenkins

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Description: Esau Jenkins, whose request for help registering citizens on Johns Island provided the basis for the citizenship school program at Highlander Folk School,...

Date: 1914 

Description: A cartoon depicting the rescue of oppressed people by the United States, entitled "What The United States Has Fought For".

Date: 1957-08 

Description: 25th Anniversary event in the Highlander Folk School Library. Pictured are Rosa Parks, Myles Horton, Aubrey Williams, and Martin Luther King, Jr. among ot...

Date: 1965-11 

Description: Three men and two women, including Margie Holman, at the statewide pre-conference committee meeting. SNCC Arkansas Project.

Historical Essay

Bra Flag

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Land of the Freed-up Woman American flag banner made from bras, 1971. (Museum object #2000.79.1)

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A large crowd of protesters standing on the street outside the Republican presidential debate. The group are mostly college age, although a young boy is st...

Book or Pamphlet

Drew Freedom Fighter Cover

Date: 1964-07-20 

Description: Cover art of the newsletter Drew Freedom Fighter.

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Description: Alice Cobb (right), a Highlander Folk School staff member, and an unidentified workshop participant during a Civil Rights workshop at the school.

Date: 1966 

Description: An Obreros Unidos (United Workers) member holding a sign, possibly like those in the background, that says "Juntarnos Para Ser Reconocidos/Hablar Para Ser...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A man is seated at a desk, writing and smoking a cigarette.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Myles Horton sitting, shirtless, working on a typewriter.

Date: 1959-08-17 

Description: Jefferson Thomas of the Little Rock Nine is harassed by Central High School students as he waits for transportation after the first day of school.

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....

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