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Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Woman in a long dress wearing a glove and holding a book [?] in her hand posing before a painted backdrop. There is a small white dog seated on a fur rug a...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. A...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Five people sitting on a sidewalk outside of a building. A woman stands on a stoop in the doorway.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View from sidewalk of a fire ladder truck parked across the street near storefronts. In the left foreground an African American man is watching as fire fig...

Guide or Instruction

Freedom Summer Sourcebook (PDF)

A comprehensive guide of the most important primary sources for teachers, students and researchers wanting to study Freedom Summer.

Date:  

Description: Daisy Bates speaking at the podium at a breakfast given in her honor at the Sheraton Plaza.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A man is seated on a wagon pulled by mules. The image caption reports that "mules are still used by many farmers as transportation. Occasionally you see a...

Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion

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Description: The front design of a postcard with the caption "Free Huey Newton!" showing an iconic image of Newton positioned inside the mouth of a drawn black panther.

Date: 1920 

Description: A page from the Webb family album, compiled and captioned by Andrew Webb Jr., son of Caroline Webb, with two images of friends, an image of the corner groc...

Date: 1942-06 

Description: A member of the United Fruit Company's S.S. "Santa Marta" eats dinner while in the Caribbean. The man is wearing a button-up shirt and is seated at a table...

Photograph

Reverend Jim Wright

Date: 1978-06-27 

Description: Candid view of the Reverend Jim Wright seated outdoors at Brittingham Park speaking with someone.

Print

Greetings

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card showing an African American Santa Claus. He is wearing the traditional red suit, mittens and hat with white fur trim. He is carrying a sack ov...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. A...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View from under roof of Hood & Lyle's Furniture store of two police officers with batons standing near a parade of people, mostly African American, as they...

Photograph

Daisy Bates

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Daisy Bates wearing a dark dress and beaded earrings and necklace.

Date: 1941-09-19 ca.

Description: A group of men and women who have applied for employment at the new St. Paul Works sit around a table. They are being interviewed by representatives of Int...

Date: 1875 after

Description: Tintype/ferrotype of a child sitting on a bench wearing a white dress and shoes.

Poster

CIO Poster

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Poster promoting fair hiring practices. Produced by the National CIO Committee to Abolish Discrimination, 718 Jackson Place, Washington 6, D.C. Prepared by...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Boys use various tools to make fly traps in a classroom. A man, probably their instructor, stands in the background in front of a chalkboard.

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