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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a dock, as naval stores are being loaded on a ship. Workers are visible both on board the ship and on the dock, surrounded by cargo. Writing on pho...

Date: 1926-11-10 

Description: Workers, including some African Americans, assembling mower gear housings along an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory...

Date: 1957-12-03 

Description: Daisy Bates confers with NAACP lawyer Robert Carter, after she was fined $100 and court costs of $150 for failure to open confidential NAACP financial and...

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Award to Chavez

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Cesar Chavez (center) head of the Farm Workers Organizing Committee, receives a Ghandi commemorative medal from Theodore Mazarello (left) of the Gandhi Cen...

Date: 1972 

Description: An African-American man, William McQuinn, is cutting material for sofas. He is wearing a striped shirt and standing at a long bench. He is using what appea...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A crowd of four African American men play conga drums at the Sound Storm music festival for a gathering audience.

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Hank Aaron at Bat

Date: 1955-04-01 

Description: Henry "Hank" Aaron at bat during a Milwaukee Braves pre-season game.

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Description: A female Civil Rights workshop participant standing outside at Highlander Folk School.

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Peter D. Thomas

Date:  date unknown

Description: Seated portrait of Peter D. Thomas (1847-1925) of Racine. Thomas was an escaped slave who joined the 15th Wisconsin Regiment during its service in Tenness...

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Dr. Joseph Carpenter, assistant professor of Afro-American Education & Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is seated with his family. His...

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Packinghouse Strike

Date: 1962-04 

Description: Four members of Milwaukee Local 248 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America on strike against the Monarch company. The UPWA had a long history of org...

Date: 1969 

Description: Protest on the Library Mall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in support of the grape boycott. A woman stands on the sidewalk speaking at a microphone...

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Description: A waist-up mug shot of Mattie Maupin, seated on a chair, showing a front view and a right side view.

Date: 1957-10 

Description: Martin Luther King, Jr., during his appearance at the United Packinghouse Workers of American Wage-Policy Conference. With him are Russell Lasley (left),...

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Ziegfield Follies

Date: 1912 

Description: Bert Williams (right) and Leon Errol (left) are a cabbie and his fare from the 1912 Ziegfield Follies. The cab is drawn by a rumpled pantomime horse. Behin...

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Description: Lewis Arms, in his Navy uniform, hugs his mother Mamie (Arms) Hall.

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Description: Production still from the film "Porgy and Bess." Porgy (Sidney Poitier) kneels on his cart which is pulled by a goat. He passes a group of men playing dice...

Date: 1980-04-19 ca.

Description: Dale and Vel Phillips sit behind a table.

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Description: An unidentified African American man, wearing a torn sweater and a corduroy baseball cap, sitting at a table.

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Rev. Joseph Lowery

Date: 1991 

Description: Rev. Joseph Lowery, minister, civil rights leader, and president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), speaking to a conference sponsored...

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